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Police searching for men who robbed Newport News cleaners

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 11:32:48-05

Newport News, Va. – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed Blowe’s Cleaners in the 3700 block of Marshall Ave. on Wednesday afternoon.

The pair entered the shop at approximately 2:30 p.m. and one of the men demanded money at gunpoint. The two left with an undisclosed amount of money. Two employees were in the shop at the time, no injuries were reported.

There was approximately a 2-hour delay between the time the incident happened and the time it was reported.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1: Black male, dark complexion, 20-25 years of age, 140-145 lbs, 5’3” to 5’5”, wearing all black clothing

Suspect #2: Black male, dark complexion, 20-25 years of age, 160-165 lbs, 6’0”, wearing all black clothing