Portsmouth Police looking for armed robber

Posted at 9:38 AM, Oct 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-02 07:41:53-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the 7-Eleven at 4009 Cedar Lane.

It happened on September 30 at 11:20 p.m.

According to detectives, the robber came up to the clerk, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the register. The clerk gave the robber the cash and the robber fled from the store.

No one was hurt.

The incident is the first of two 7-Eleven robberies in Portsmouth within 24 hours. Police have not said if the incidents are connected.

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