PD: Armed suspects rob NN pizza shop

Armed robbery at Newport News pizza shop. (Photo courtesy the Newport News Police Department)
Armed robbery at Newport News pizza shop. (Photo courtesy the Newport News Police Department)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police say two armed men robbed a Newport News pizza shop, getting away with cash and credit cards.

Harold Eley with the Newport News Police Department said two men went into $5 Pizza, located at 200 Beech Dr., and robbed the clerks at gun and knife-point.

Investigators said the two men came into the restaurant through an open back door. One suspect, armed with a silver-colored handgun, went up to a female clerk and demanded “all the money.” Eley said the other suspect held two other employees at knife-point. One of the men also grabbed a clerk’s purse, containing cash and credit cards, as they left the business.

The suspects were described by police as follows:

  • Suspect 1: B/M, 20-25 years old, 6’ 0”to 6’ 1”, 180-190 lbs., wearing a black mask over his face, white in color shirt, black cap, carrying a silver in color handgun. He was very aggressive and appeared to be in charge.
  • Suspect 2: W/M, 22-23 years old, 5’ 10” to 5’ 11”, about 160 lbs., wearing a yellow mask over his face, glasses with a light tint and carrying a small knife.

If you know anything about the robbery, you’re asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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