Portsmouth Police investigate armed Family Dollar robbery

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Portsmouth Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Family Dollar on Wednesday.

According to officials, dispatch received the call for the 3400 George Washington Highway robbery around 10 p.m.

Detectives say the suspects entered the store with their faces covered and displayed handguns. The suspects approached the employees and demanded money.

The suspects were able to get away on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say the first suspect was last seen wearing a dark-colored hoodie, light-colored jeans, dark-colored shoes, and was armed with a handgun. The second suspect was last seen wearing all dark clothes, dark-colored shoes, light-colored gloves, and was also armed with a gun.

No injuries were reported. If anyone has information about this incident they are asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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