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Men armed with guns order customers to ground, rob Portsmouth gas station

Men armed with guns order customers to ground, rob Portsmouth gas station
Posted at 12:51 PM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 18:31:22-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police need your help finding suspects who robbed a gas station Monday night.

Three men, two of whom were armed with handguns, entered the Citgo in the 4100 block of George Washington Highway around 9:13 p.m.

Investigators said two suspects ordered customers to the ground. As that was happening, the third suspect jumped over the counter, grabbing money.

The suspects left the store, fleeing on foot toward Hanbury Avenue.

The first suspect is described as a black male who is about 5'4" to 5'5" tall, weighs 140 to 150 pounds, is about 25 to 26 years of age and was said to be wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt, dark mask, black pants and black and white shoes.

The second suspect is described as a black male who is 6'0"tall, weighs 150 to 170 pounds, is about 25 to 26 years of age and was said to be wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes and was armed with a silver handgun.

The third suspect is described as a black male who is 5'4" to 5'6" tall, weighs 130 to 150 pounds, is about 25 to 26 years of age and was said to be wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, a white mask, black pants and black shoes and armed with a black handgun.

Police told News 3 that no one was injured during this robbery.

Call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) if you know anything about what happened here.