Hampton police search for armed robbery suspect

Posted at 1:24 PM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 13:24:46-04

HAMPTON, Va. – Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven that happened Sunday morning.

Officers were called to the 8500 block of Orcutt Avenue around 2:45 a.m. on a report of a robbery.

The investigation revealed that the suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the area on foot and headed northbound on Orcutt Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5′ 10″ – 6′ tall and about 180 -190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information that could assist police is encouraged to call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.