Market robbed at knifepoint in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk police are searching for a man who held up the Jr. Market in Ocean View Saturday with a knife.

The suspect was caught on surveillance entering the market at 8 a.m. located at 3601 East Ocean View Ave.

Once the man was inside he showed a large knife and demanded money from the employee.

The clerk complied, and the man got away with a disclosed amount of cash.

The employee was the only person in the business and was not hurt.

Police describe the robber as a black man around 5'7" tall, weighing roughly 170 pounds, wearing a white and black sweatshirt (turned inside out), and black jeans.

No other information is available for release.

If anyone has information about this incident they are asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1 (888) LOCK- U- UP, or (1-888-562-5887).

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