CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating five robberies that happened at 7-Eleven stores late Friday into early Saturday morning.
Investigators believe the same person is behind all five robberies, which began Friday around 11:00 p.m. and continued through 4:00 a.m. Saturday.
The first occurred at 11:38 p.m. in the 1100 block of Portlock Road, followed by a store at Battlefield Boulevard Trail at 12:33 p.m., and another Saturday morning at 12:44 a.m. in the 200 block of South Battlefield Boulevard.
The other two occurred in the 3700 block of Indian River Road around 3:30 a.m., and the last was in the 900 block of Providence Road around 3:40 a.m.
At the first location, the suspect entered the business and pointed his handgun at the victims. The suspect ordered the store employee to empty the registers. Then he ran away in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of cash.
Later the suspect went to the second location on Battlefield Boulevard North, attempted to get money from the register and was unsuccessful.
Then the suspect went into the third location on Battlefield Boulevard South, demanded the store employee to empty the registers, and ran away. The suspect stole an unknown amount of money.
At both the fourth and fifth locations the suspect entered the stores, ordered the employees to empty the registers and then fled on foot.
Police K-9 investigated all three locations and was unable to track down the robber.
The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’2″ tall, wearing a blue jacket, black mask, gray sweat pants, white shoes and armed with a silver handgun. His pants and shoes were the same at the fourth and fifth locations, but the mask and weapon used were different.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-UP.
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