Hampton Police search for robbery suspect

Posted at 10:23 AM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 10:23:44-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery that happened Monday around 8:15 p.m.

Police responded to a report that a robbery happened at the Dollar Tree located in the first block of Lincoln Street.

According to a news release, investigators for that the suspect entered the business and demanded money.

Officials said that the suspect ran after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a light skin mixed race male wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans, black tennis shoes with white soles, dark knit cap, and a blue tube style facial mask. There are no photos of the suspect available at this time.

If residents can provide any information that will assist police, they are urged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form at Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line tip results in an arrest, the caller may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.00.