Police investigate armed robbery in Newport News

Police investigate armed robbery in Newport News

Police investigate armed robbery in Newport News

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 2, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 2 at 2:49 PM

NEWPORT NEWS-- An investigation is underway after a man robbed the Verizon store at 12227 Jefferson Ave.

Police say a man dressed in all black, wearing a Halloween mask, and carrying a handgun, entered the store through the back entrance as an employee came out at around 9:45am. The store was not open at the time.

The man forced three employees into a back room and then left with cash, according to officials.

There were no injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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