Armed robbery at Portsmouth hotel

Photo courtesy: Portsmouth Police
Photo courtesy: Portsmouth Police

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Two men robbed a hotel at gunpoint late Monday night in Portsmouth.

Police got the call shortly after 11 p.m. to respond to the Riverwalk Inn & Suites at 333 Effingham Street.

The investigation revealed that two men with their faces covered entered the business, pulled out guns, and demanded money from the clerk. The suspects left as soon as they got the cash. The clerk was not injured.

Detectives released surveillance video of the robbery and are asking anyone who recognizes the men or who may have information on this case, to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates to this developing story.

Liz Kilmer/WAVY Photo
Liz Kilmer/WAVY Photo