Suffolk Police search for man involved in armed robbery on Christmas Day

Posted at 5:46 PM, Dec 27, 2020

SUFFOLK, Va. - The Suffolk Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection to an armed robbery that occurred on Christmas Day.

Police say they are searching for Brian Trey Johnson, of Portsmouth, who is wanted for two counts of armed robbery related to an incident that took place in 4100 Block of Pritchard Street.

Officials say two females were robbed at gunpoint around 11:40 p.m. that Friday. No injuries were reported.

The subjects left the scene in a vehicle. Police say Johnson may be in a grey Nissan Maxima with 30 day tags with damage on the left rear of the vehicle.

Suffolk Police have made an arrest of a juvenile male on two counts of armed robbery in connection with this incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line. To submit online, go to P3Tips, visit the Suffolk Police Department website and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.