Police investigate armed robbery at Portsmouth gas station

Posted at 11:22 PM, Jul 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 11:21:10-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating the armed robbery of a gas station late Monday night.

The Valero gas station at 1544 High Street was robbed just before 10:45 p.m.

Police say a man armed with a handgun entered the store and demanded money from an employee. The employee complied and the suspect fled from the business.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black male standing approximately 5'11” – 6’ tall and weighing 150-160 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie.

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