Portsmouth police investigate robberies of two Chinese restaurants

Posted at 10:36 PM, Sep 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-04 23:32:32-04

Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are working to find the person(s) responsible for two armed robberies that occurred on the same night just minutes apart.

Calls came in for the first incident at 10:06 p.m. at Lin’s Garden in the 5700 block of Churchland Blvd.

Police say a man robbed the restaurant at gunpoint.

Calls for the second robbery came in at 10:33 p.m.

This one occurred at the Jackie Chen’s Chinese restaurant in the 5600 block of High Street W.

No injuries were reported in either incident.

No full description has been released about a suspect.

We’ll post more details as we learn more.