Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are looking for a man who tried to rob a gas station on Thursday night.
Police received a call about the incident at 6:49 p.m.
The incident happened at the Shell Gas Station in the 900 block of Effingham Street.
Detectives say the suspect went into the store armed with a knife and demanded money from the clerk.
The clerk refused and the suspect left the business without any money.
The suspect is described as a black male in his mid twenties that stood approximately 5’8″ – 5’10” tall and weighing 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing all dark clothing and armed with a knife.
If you know anything about this crime, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.