Attempting To Identify Strong Arm Robbery Suspect

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at approximately 2:17 a.m., the male pictured here entered the 7-Eleven located at 1869 Kempsville Road.  He approached the store clerk with the ruse of making a purchase.  As the clerk was processing the purchase, the suspect reached across the counter and grabbed the money from the drawer.  A short struggle ensured before the suspect fled the store.

No injuries were reported.


The suspect is described as being in his mid-20s, and having a medium to dark complexion.  He stands approximately 5' 8" to 5' 10" tall and weighs approximately 180-200 pounds.  He was wearing a black t-shirt with a white logo on the upper back, black sweat pants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting "VBTIP" and the information to CRIMES (274637).

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.