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Posted on: May 24, 2016

[ARCHIVED] An Ocean View convenience store is robbed in the early morning hours


NORFOLK, Va. – Around 5:30 a.m. police responded to the 7-Eleven at 909 East Ocean View Avenue for a commercial robbery.

According to detectives, a man entered the business and demanded money from the store employee. After the employee complied, the suspect fled the location on foot prior to police arrival.

He is described as a light skinned black man approximately 5-feet 8-inches tall, weighing around 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey tee-shirt, black hooded jacket, blue jeans, and a black bandana.

There were no injuries reported.

As detectives continue to investigate this robbery, they ask anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at either:

CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)

TEXT: Text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)

WEB: Submit a web-tip at:

No other information is available for release at this time.

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