Suffolk dollar store robbed at gunpoint

Photo courtesy City of Suffolk.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Suffolk Police need help identifying a suspect who robbed a dollar store at gunpoint Saturday night.

The crime occurred just before 9 p.m. at the Family Dollar in the 800 block of West Constance Road.

Diana Klink with the City of Suffolk said the suspect displayed a black handgun and demanded cash. He was described as a black male with a light complexion wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, jeans, black spandex facial covering and sunglasses at the time of the robbery.

He was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes on foot. No one was hurt.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any information on the robbery is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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