Armed robbery of Portsmouth Walgreens under investigation


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police are investigating the armed robbery of the Frederick Boulevard Walgreens.

It happened just before 8:30 a.m. at the store in the 700 block of Frederick. Police say the male came in, threatened the clerk and stole merchandise from the store.

He ran away on foot toward Airline Boulevard and no injuries were reported.

Detectives with Portsmouth police believe the suspect is a male who wore all black and carried a “knife-like” object.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

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