Suffolk Police search for those involved in vape shop stabbing, robbery

Posted at 12:46 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 12:46:41-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those involved in a robbery and stabbing at a vape shop in August.

Police say on August 30, a robbery occurred at 8:34 p.m., at The Tobacco and Vape Shop located in the 1000 block of University Boulevard.

Police say the suspects tried to leave the store with stolen merchandise and when confronted by an employee, stabbed the employee and fled on foot. The employee was taken to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Video surveillance photos picture three people that could possibly be involved in the incident.

Anyone that can identify the subjects, or with information, is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5.