Police Seeking Robbery Suspect

Friday, August 31, 2012

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at approximately 4:45 a.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a robbery at the CVS Pharmacy in the 1600 block of Laskin Road. 


According to investigators, a man walked into the store, selected several items for purchase. At the register, he produced a handgun.  The suspect then demanded the clerk place money in a plastic bag.  The robber grabbed the bag and left the store in an unknown direction of travel.


Suspect description: black male, 5’8”, 150-180 lbs., red cap, black Polo style shirt, and black cargo pants.


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 Michael Marsolais as the lead investigator.