Portsmouth Detectives search for man wanted for larceny

Posted at 11:06 PM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 23:06:03-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police are asking the public for help identifying a larceny suspect.

On Friday, November 6, at 9:30 p.m. police say the suspect entered the Happy Mini Mart located at 3300 Victory Boulevard.

According to officials he then tampered with an electric gambling table and took an undisclosed amount of money.

The business owner noticed the man came back the next day and tried to steal from the same machine.

Detectives were able to acquire security footage from the store of the suspect.

Anyone who has information about this individual is urged to call Property Crimes Unit Detective Bryant at (757) 755-4263.

You can submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP ℠. If a crime line caller’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.