NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – The Newport News police are asking for help in identifying a suspect in a recent business robbery.

On April 26, around 9 a.m. police responded to the 13600 block of Warwick Boulevard in reference to a robbery from a business.

An investigation revealed the suspect was involved in an argument over product pricing and assaulted an employee.

The suspect threatened the employee with a firearm, took merchandise and then left the business.

Police released surveillance images of the suspect. They show he was wearing a black du-rag, pink hoodie, gray sweatpants, black shoes and a black and white book bag at the time of the incident.

The suspect was last seen riding a bike away from the business, as seen in another image captured by surveillance cameras.

Anyone with information that could help us identify and locate this suspect is asked to call the anonymous Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP, submit an anonymous tip online at or use the P3Tips app.