PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Police are looking for a suspect in a grocery store robbery. The Food Lion located at 5610 Portsmouth Boulevard was robbed around 5:29 p.m. Thursday, according to a release from Janice Clark with the Portsmouth Police Department.
A man entered the check out line at one of the registers, implied he had a weapon, and demanded the clerk open the cash register, Clark said. Once it was open, he reached in and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money. Employees told police the man left the store walking quickly.
Detectives believe the suspect left the area in a vehicle. They are now working with nearby businesses to obtain video of the vehicle leaving the parking lot.
If you have any information about the incident, you are asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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