Police believe Suffolk gas station robbery could be connected to Norfolk incident

Posted at 1:54 PM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 18:43:43-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Circle K gas station in the 800 block of West Washington Street in downtown Suffolk.

The call came in Sunday at 1:08 a.m.

According to police, the robbery came into the business, pulled out a handgun and took cash from the register. He ran out of the store immediately after the incident.

The robber is described as a black man, approximately 25-years-old and 150 pounds. He was wearing a black t-shirt, black pants, a beanie, glasses and black shoes with a white stripe.

Police believe that the robber could be the same person who robbed a Norfolk 7-Eleven and sexually assaulted a clerk.

No one was injured during the incident.

Detectives ask that anyone who may recognize the man or know anything about this incident to contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.