Portsmouth Police investigating robbery at Northern Star CU

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police are investigating an armed robbery at Northern Star Credit Union.

The credit union is located at 5100 George Washington Highway. Police say dispatch received a robbery alarm from the bank at 10:15 a.m.

Two minutes later, employees called 911 to report that the bank had been robbed at gunpoint.

Detectives say the suspect in question approached a teller armed with a gun and demanded money. He fled on foot with cash.

No injuries were reported. Security photos and video of the suspect were released Wednesday afternoon. The suspect has long black dreadlocks and is between 5’11” and 6′ tall.

Security photos courtesy of the Portsmouth Police Department.

Police say call the crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP if you have any information on this robbery.