Suspect arrested in Plato’s Closet robbery in Newport News

Thomas Hill

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Newport News say they have arrested a man who stole money from Plato’s Closet.

Thomas Hill, 49, is facing several charges including robbery, assault, burglary, possession of a firearm by felon and and wearing a mask in certain places.

Police say Hill entered Plato’s Closet at the Jefferson Green Shopping Center on October 5 armed with a knife and demanded money from the clerk and took an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect then stated, “Have a nice day,” and ran out of the business.