Portsmouth Police investigating early morning 7-Eleven attempted robbery

Posted at 9:26 AM, Oct 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-21 09:26:19-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating an early-morning attempted robbery involving a firearm.

Dispatchers received the 911 call at 4:23 a.m. for two armed suspects who entered the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 4000 block of Cedar Lane.

One of the suspects pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money. The suspects fled on foot to the south.

No injuries were reported, and the investigation is ongoing.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.