Newport News CVS robbed at gunpoint, suspects make away with drugs

Police are searching for three armed robbery suspects.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are searching for three men accused of robbing the CVS pharmacy located on Jefferson Avenue. 

The robbery happened on Friday, September 22 at 2:30 a.m. 

Police say three men were involved in the crime. A shopper was held at gunpoint while the suspects filled bags with prescription drugs. 

Surveillance video shows the suspects fleeing in a cream or white colored Mitsubishi Gallant. 

Police provided the following suspect descriptions: 

  • Suspect #1 – Black male, medium complexion, tall, slim build, last seen wearing a dark green hoodie, dark pants with Adidas style stripes down the sides, black Nike sneakers, light colored gloves, bandana over lower face armed with black handgun
  • Suspect #2 – Black male, medium complexion, last seen wearing dark blue hoodie, dark jeans, dark sneakers, doo rag on head, black covering over lower face, light-colored gloves; armed with large silver semi-automatic handgun
  • Suspect #3 – Black male, last seen wearing a black hoodie, black jeans, black sneakers, black cover on face, light-colored gloves; armed with AR-15 style rifle.

If you know anything about the business robbery of the men involved call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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