Owner fights off man trying to rob store

A man with a t-shirt over his face demanded money from a store employee. Police are looking for him (Photo credit: Portsmouth Police Department).

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A man wearing a t-shirt over his face entered a business in Portsmouth Saturday evening pointing a gun and demanding money, police said.

A man with a t-shirt over his face demanded money from a store employee. Police are looking for him (Photo credit: Portsmouth Police Department).
A man with a t-shirt over his face demanded money from the store owner. Police are looking for him (Photo credit: Portsmouth Police Department).

The suspect, a black male around 5 foot 10 inches tall, got into a brief fight with the owner of Old Town Market & Convenience who chased the suspect out of the store, according to officers.

The call came in around 8 p.m. Oct. 18. No one was injured during the robbery, and the suspect’s attempt to get cash failed, the report stated.

The black male was last seen wearing a black and gray knit cap, a red and black shirt, black jeans, white shoes and had mittens on his hands.

Anyone with information should call the crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

 

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