Portsmouth Police investigate restaurant robbery

Posted at 10:42 PM, Sep 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 18:12:45-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. -Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department are continuing to investigate an armed robbery that happened at the Southern Comfort Dining in the 3100 block of High Street Sunday night.

A call requesting assistance to the restaurant came in shortly before 10 p.m.

Detectives say two suspects entered the restaurant, implied they had a gun and demanded money. The employee complied with the suspects’ demands.

No injuries were reported.

Both suspects were said to have been wearing masks and dark-colored clothing.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone who has information about this armed robbery is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted via the P3 Tips app or online.

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