Person hurt during armed robbery of Metro PCS in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Metro PCS in the 70 block of Colony Road, Wednesday morning.

Police say the emergency call came in at 11:45 a.m. The suspect came into the store wearing a mask and dark clothing and pulled out a gun. He then hit one of the customers in the store with the gun.

The suspect then demanded money from an employee and took an unknown amount from the register. He then fled on foot.

The customer hit by the gun suffered only minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The suspect is being described as black, in his 20’s and with a skinny-build.

If you know anything about this incident, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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