Newport News deli clerk pistol whipped and robbed

Posted at 10:30 AM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 17:38:27-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are looking for suspects in a recent robbery where a deli clerk was robbed at gunpoint.

On April 19, Newport News Police officers were dispatched to the Ivy Avenue Deli on the 900 block of Ivy Ave for a robbery.

When officers got there, they spoke to the victim, a 36-year-old Hampton man. He told them he was held a gunpoint by an unknown man.

The man pulled out a handgun and took cash from the register. He then hit the clerk with the gun, and ran off.

Police do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.