PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police communications received a 911 call at 12:36 a.m. Friday morning to report an armed robbery of the Rodeway Inn in the 1000 block of London Blvd.
According to a release from Detective Misty Holley, detectives say the suspect entered the lobby of the hotel, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.
The employee complied with the demands and the suspect fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a dark colored hoodie and armed with a silver handgun.
The Portsmouth Police Major Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate the robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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