NN police looking for suspect of attmpeted 7-Eleven robbery

Photo Courtesy: Newport News Police Department.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Newport News are looking for the suspect of an attempted armed robbery that happened at a 7-Eleven on Kiln Creek Parkway on Jan. 8.

According to police, the store’s clerk said the suspect came into the store around 2:30 a.m. with a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect reportedly appeared nervous and then ran from the store.

Police released surveillance video from the incident, which shows the man entering the business, and then sprinting out the entrance.

Anyone with information on the suspect is encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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