Suffolk Police arrest man in connection to armed robbery at 7-Eleven store

Posted at 9:23 AM, Feb 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-10 13:01:54-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police are investigating a commercial armed robbery that occurred Tuesday night.

The armed robbery took place right before midnight at the 7-Eleven store located in the 800 block of Carolina Road. 

When officers arrived at the scene they spoke with two store clerks. They said a man entered the store, pointed a gun at them, and demanded money. 

The man took a cash register along with an undetermined amount of money and left the store. He fled the scene in what police described as a gold or silver Chevy Trailblazer. The suspect is described as a short Black man. No injuries were reported as a result of the robbery.

Police announced Tuesday that they have arrested 34-year-old Harvey Lewis on charges of two counts of Robbery Using Firearm or Displaying Firearm (F), one count of Use or Display Firearm in Commission of Felony (F), one count of Possess, Transport Firearms by Convicted Felons (F), of Burglary: Enter Bldg. To Murder/Rape/etc. – Armed (F) and Use or Display Firearm in Commission of Felony (F), and one count of Conspiracy to Commit a Felony (F).

The incident remains under investigation.