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Suffolk Police investigate strong armed robbery

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 10:53:16-04

711 1SUFFOLK, Va. – Police are investigating a strong armed robbery that happened at a 7-Eleven Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the store in the 1100 block of Portsmouth Blvd. shortly after 7:45 p.m.

The investigation revealed that a man jumped over the counter and used force to get cash from the register. He then ran from the store and left the parking lot at a high rate of speed in a black Cadillac with Virginia plates with the last digits of -1111.

No weapons were used during the incident and no one was injured.

711 2The suspect was described as a black male in his mid 30’s, approximately 5’6” to 5’7” tall, weighing about 230 to 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black ball cap with white lettering, a white shirt and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.