Elderly man robbed at knifepoint in Newport News

Photo courtesy: NNPD

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police need your help to find the person they say robbed an 86-year-old man.

Police say the victim was sitting in his car parked outside the Wilco-Hess gas station on Jefferson Avenue on the afternoon of Nov. 21, when the suspect pulled out a knife.

Officers say the suspect then went through the man’s pockets and robbed him.

Police released a surveillance image of the suspect. He’s the individual in the pink shirt and white hat. If you recognize him or have any information about this robbery, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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