HAMPTON-- Police are looking for a serial robber responsible for eleven robberies from businesses that have occurred since last December.
Investigators say, in each robbery, the suspect entered the business displayed a handgun and
demanded money. The suspect then fled the business on foot with the cash.
Here is a list of the businesses that have been robbed and the date and time of each incident. No one was injured during any of the incidents.
12/26/2011 7:19 p.m. Dollar General 1937 East Pembroke Avenue
12/26/2011 7:50 p.m. Family Dollar 2301 Kecoughtan Road
12/31/2011 5:10 a.m. Hardees 8104 Newmarket Drive
1/6/2012 8:13 p.m. Family Dollar 2006 Nickerson Boulevard
1/6/2012 8:30 p.m. Hardees 241 South Mallory Street
1/21/2012 7:45 p.m. Advance Auto 2201 Andrews Boulevard
2/5/2012 7:46 p.m. Family Dollar 2006 Nickerson Boulevard
3/2/2012 9:03 p.m. Family Dollar 2006 Nickerson Boulevard
4/6/2012 9:10 p.m. Advance Auto 817 LaSalle Avenue
4/29/2012 9:11 p.m. Long John Silvers 904 Big Bethel Road
5/9/2012 7:40 p.m. Auto Zone 2221 Kecoughtan Road
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'5' in his mid-twenties to early thirties with a dark complexion. In each of the incidents, the suspect wears some sort of disguise to conceal his identity. For example, the suspect has worn sunglasses and/or some type of fake facial hair.
Newport News Police have also had a series of similar robberies and Detectives for both cities believe the same offender may be responsible.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP