Armed robberies of 2 Norfolk convenience stores occur minutes apart

Posted at 11:16 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 23:17:14-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating two armed robberies that happened in the span of 10 minutes.

The Tinee Giant Food Store on Sewells Point Road was robbed just before 10 p.m. Tuesday. No one was hurt and the suspect got away.

The Quik Mart on East Little Creek Road was robbed just 10 minutes earlier. No one was hurt.

Police have not said if the two crimes are connected, but the locations are about two miles away from each other, just about seven minutes apart if you're in a car.

We're working to get more information as it becomes available.