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Suffolk Police investigating armed robbery at gas station

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Posted at 1:51 PM, Feb 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-16 13:51:52-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - The Suffolk Police Department is investigating after an armed robbery at the Murphy Oil Gas Station on North Main Street Sunday morning.

According to police, the call came in at 6:26 a.m. for the robbery. When police arrived at the business, located in the 1200 block of North Main Street, they learned that a subject entered the outside shopping area, displayed a handgun to the clerk inside and demanded money and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male wearing a green jacket, blue hoodie, black jeans and black shoes. He had his face covered with a scarf or mask, and appeared to have a scar on the outside of his right wrist.

No injuries were reported, police said, and the suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money and merchandise.

If you or someone you know has information in this case that could lead to an arrest, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip using the P3Tips app.