Man robbed attempting to change flat tire

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Suffolk Police is looking for two men involved in the armed robbery Saturday of a man at a service station.

Police received an armed robbery call at 6:51 a.m. on the 8900 block of South Quay Road. According to a press release, the victim pulled into the service station to change a flat tire. After he pulled in, an early 1990’s white Honda Civic two-door hatchback pulled in.

The victim said the passenger of the hatchback got out and approached him asking for money. The victim reached into his pocket and the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded all of his money.

After the robbery, the suspect got back into the car with the driver and they fled across Route 58 northbound and down Holy Neck Road.

The robber is described as a black male, approximately 25, dark complexion, 5-foot-10 to 5-foot-11 inches, medium build, approximately 170 pounds. He was wearing black nylon basketball shorts and a green T-shirt and white high-top sneakers.

The driver is described as a black male wearing a bluish-gray flat brimmed cap and a red or orange shirt.

The suspect vehicle is described as either completely white or white with the trim painted white or removed. The car has a loud aftermarket exhaust and stock rims and tires. There was no front license plate and the victim could not distinguish the rear plate.

Police ask anyone with information to call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, by texting CRIMES (27467) with the keyword SPDVATIP, or going to If information leads to an arrest, a tipster can receive a reward of up to $1,000.

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