Portsmouth convenience store on Effingham robbed at gunpoint

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Vickie’s Convenience store in the 1400 block of Effingham Street, Saturday afternoon.

Dispatch says the emergency call came in at 5:20 p.m. According to police, the suspect came into the store, pulled a gun and demanded money and cigarettes from the clerk. The suspect received the items and then left the scene on foot.

No one was injured during the incident.

There is no other information at this time.

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

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