Woman in custody following Portsmouth robbery

Beverly Dortch
Beverly Dortch
Beverly Dortch

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police took a woman into custody following a robbery at a 7-Eleven on Airline Boulevard Thursday morning.

According to investigators, shortly after 1 a.m., 45 year-old Beverly Dortch of Portsmouth, pulled out a knife and demanded money from the store clerk. The clerk complied and Dortch then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Shortly after, police located Dortch just down the street from the store.

There were no reports of injuries.

Dortch was charged with robbery.

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