Armed serial robber strikes again in VB

Surveillance courtesy Virginia Beach Police.
Surveillance courtesy Virginia Beach Police.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Another fast food restaurant was robbed in Virginia Beach Wednesday night and police say the suspect is the same in other cases.

Since June 12, police believe the same suspect has been responsible for the following robberies:

  • June 12, 7-Eleven at 696 Aragona Blvd.
  • June 12, Arby’s at 4800 Virginia Beach Blvd.
  • June 13, Arby’s at 1720 General Booth Blvd.
  • June 13, 2248 Virginia Beach Blvd.

In each case he’s been armed with a knife.

Wednesday night around 9:40 p.m., the suspect entered the Hardee’s located at 701 Independence Blvd. armed with a knife.

The suspect is described as a black male between 25 and 40 years old, standing 6’1 to 6’3″ and weighing about 180 pounds. He is said to have a skinny build and was wearing a grayish-white t-shirt, black baseball hat with a white logo, blue and white bandana, light stonewash jeans and black boots at the time of Wednesday’s robbery.

MPO James Cason with the Virginia Beach Police Department said the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Police need help identifying him.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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