PD: Beauty supply employee injured during robbery

norfolk police

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Investigators in Norfolk are trying to identify the suspect of a commercial robbery Friday evening.

Around 7:15 p.m. Friday, employees at JC Beauty Supply on Cromwell Drive called Norfolk police dispatchers, reporting a robbery in progress, according to police.

Witnesses told police that a black man, approximately 30 to 35-years-old, entered the business, displayed a gun and demanded money from the cash register. When he got cash, the suspect, who was wearing a white t-shirt, fled the store.

Police say the employee who handed over the cash received minor injuries during the incident. That employee was treated by medics at the scene.

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

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