Suffolk Police seek public assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Posted at 3:58 PM, Jul 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-22 15:58:58-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar in the 800 block of West Constance Road.

Just before 10 p.m. Thursday night, a black male subject entered the business wearing a white covering over his face, showed a handgun, and demanded money.

The subject is believed to be in his 50s and is short in stature.

He fled the scene on foot after the incident in the direction of West Washington Street.

According to police, there were no injuries.

If you have any information on this incident call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.