Portsmouth police release video of armed robbery

Surveilance video provided by Portsmouth Police Department

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC)– Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at a local convenience store.

At approximately 2:19 a.m., dispatch received a call requesting police assistance to the 711 Convenience store at 3909 Victory Boulevard.

According to detectives, the male suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and the suspect fled the business. No one was injured during the incident.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident or who may recognize the suspect in the surveillance video footage, to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UPâ„  (1-888-562-5887). 


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