Men sitting on bench robbed at gunpoint

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Emergency Communications received a report of a robbery in the 100 block of Market Street on October 8 at 11:10 p.m, Virginia Beach police said.

Two male victims said they were sitting on a bench when two men wearing black clothes and masks approached them and robbed them at gunpoint. One of the victim’s was struck by one of the suspects and his injuries were said to be minor. The victims were unsure of the direction the suspects fled.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637).   Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if their information leads to an arrest.

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