Police search for Newport News robbery suspect, white truck used in robbery

Police say they're searching for this suspect in relation to a convenience store robbery in Newport News.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say they’re searching for a man who robbed a Newport News convenience store on Oct. 29.

The robbery occurred just before 4:30 a.m., according to police. Officers were dispatched to the Newport News Mart at 6200 Chestnut Avenue in reference to a burglary in progress.

When officers arrived, a witness told police that he saw a man leave the back exit of the business with a gray bag.

Security photo provided by the Newport News Police Department

An investigation revealed the store’s front door was damaged and that cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes were stolen from the store.

Police released a surveillance picture of the unknown suspect and a vehicle, in relation to the incident.

Those who recognize this man, this vehicle, or know anything about this burglary, are asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.