Employee forced into cooler during robbery

Photo by WAVY/Chris Omahen
Photo by WAVY/Chris Omahen

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – Chesapeake Police are investigating a robbery at a business Thursday afternoon.

Kelly O’Sullivan with the Chesapeake Police Department said it happened around 11:40 .m. at the Total Food & Deli located at 1328 Canal Dr.

According to witnesses, two suspects entered the business, one armed with a handgun, and forced an employee into a cooler. Both suspects fled the scene on foot after obtaining an undisclosed amount of money from the register.

Further information was not immediately available. Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.

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