Suspect robs Hampton auto loan business at gunpoint, police say

Posted at 3:43 PM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 15:43:11-05

HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton Police are looking for the person they say robbed a Fast Auto Loan at gunpoint in late February.

Around 3:50 p.m. on February 29, dispatchers received a call of a robbery that had just happened at the Fast Auto Loan in the 1900 block of Armistead Avenue.

An investigation revealed that the suspect entered the business, pulled out a gun and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled on foot.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male who is approximately 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing all-black clothing.

There are no available photos of the suspect at this time.

If you have any information about this robbery that could help police, you are asked to contact the Hampton Police Division at (757) 727-6111 or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously online at