NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A 22-year-old man was walking on Travers Road in Newport News Monday when he was robbed by a man on a bike.
Harold Eley with the Newport News Police Department said the man had just left the Miller Mart at 948 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard around 8:22 p.m. when he was approached by the man riding a beige-colored mountain bike. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's belongings. After the victim handed over his cigarettes and cell phone, the suspect demanded cash.
Eley said the victim and suspect went back to the Miller Mart where the victim withdrew money from the ATM. After getting the cash, the suspect left on his bike.
The suspect is described as being a black male of dark complexion, standing about five and a half feet tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He had short hair and was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with red, white and blue letters spelling "Patriots."
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