Man in motorcycle helmet robs armored vehicle at gunpoint in Norfolk

Posted at 12:31 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 17:11:41-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is searching for a man who they say robbed a Brink's armored truck at gunpoint Tuesday morning.

7600 block of Granby Street

The call for the incident came in around 11 a.m.

The robbery took place behind the Soaps-N-Suds laundromat in the 7600 block of Granby Street.

The robber was armed with a gun when he approached the Brink’s truck and demanded cash from the driver, who exited the vehicle to enter the Soaps-N-Suds. Police said the guard complied with the suspect's demands.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black motorcycle helmet, a black sweatshirt and blue jeans. He fled the location in a silver vehicle, police said.

There were no injuries reported.

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