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Portsmouth police investigating robbery at Riverwalk Inn

Officers said they have surveillance images of a suspect who stole from a Riverwalk Inn located near the 300 block of Effingham Street.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Author's Note: The above video is on file from a separate unrelated story that aired on Aug. 21, 2021. Portsmouth police were discussing the department's plan of stopping the violence in the city.

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a local hotel in Portsmouth Sunday.

Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department responded to a call on Jan. 23 about a robbery incident that occurred at the Riverwalk Inn. That's located near the 300 block of Effingham Street.

Detectives were able to get surveillance images of the unknown person, which showed him armed with a handgun.

Officers said the suspect was last seen wearing a black undercoat, blue hoodie, faded ripped blue jeans, black Airforce Ones (sneakers), a black mask, and gray cloth gloves.

Police have not shared any other information about the incident at this time.

If you know anything about the suspect or the incident, please call the Criminal Investigation Division at 757-393-8536 or the Crime Line at 1-800-LOCK-U-UP.


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