On Friday, August 3, 2012, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a robbery at the CITGO gas station in the 1500 block of Diamond Springs Road.
According to investigators, a man walked into the store, greeted the clerk, and selected an item for purchase. At the cashier counter, he produced a knife and demanded money from the clerk. The robber fled the scene.
Suspect description: black male, 25-35 years-old, 180-225 lbs., wearing black track pants, a black collared shirt, and a black bandana on his head.
A surveillance photo is available.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers Office at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (562-5887) or text VBTIP with your information to CRIMES (274697). Callers remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.
This case remains under investigation by members of the Department’s Robbery Squad with Detective Mike Dougherty as the lead investigator.