ODU Police investigate cafe robbery near campus


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Old Dominion University Police are investigating a robbery that happened Tuesday around 8 p.m. at the Tropical Smoothie Cafe on Monarch Way.

University spokeswoman Jennifer Collins said the suspect entered the restaurant and handed a cashier a demand note, implying he had a weapon. After receiving cash, he fled the area on foot toward Killam Avenue. 

The suspect is described as a white man in his 20’s, approximately 5’8” tall, and 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black skull cap, long sleeved green t-shirt and black pants.

If you recognize the suspect, please call ODU police at 757-683-4000.

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