Man robbed outside Dollar Tree in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police responding to a robbery that happened outside of the Dollar Tree in the 400 block of Oriana Road, November 14.

Officers arrived to the 500 block of Bailey Court where the victim, a 60-year-old man, told them that he was leaving the store when three men started following him. Then at the intersection of Armstead Loop and Bailey Court, two of the men confronted the victim and ordered him to give up his wallet.

The victim began to resist but then noticed one man had a silver handgun. At that point, the victim gave up his wallet containing cash, credit cards and Id’s.

The suspects are described as black men between the ages of 18 – 20, one 5`0″-5`2″, of medium complexion with dark clothing. The other appeared to be in his early 20`s, 5`7″-5`10″, of medium complexion with dark clothing and a silver handgun. The suspects left the area on foot in an unknown direction, possibly towards Denbigh Boulevard.

Surveillance video shows the three suspects as they walked past the Dollar Tree prior to the robbery.

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