Police investigate dollar store robbery in Portsmouth

Posted at 10:22 PM, Dec 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-27 23:42:48-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Police are investigating after a dollar store was robbed Tuesday night.

Police on scene of a robbery in Portsmouth

Police on scene of a robbery in Portsmouth

Officers were called to the Family Dollar located at 4231 Greenwood Drive shortly before 9:30 p.m.

According to police, a male suspect entered the store, implied he had a handgun and demanded money.

The clerks complied and the suspect took cash before leaving the business.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Police are working to identify the suspect in the surveillance video above.

If you have any information that could help in the investigation, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.