Portsmouth police asking for help IDing robbery suspects


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying two people involved in a robbery in a Food Lion parking lot earlier this month.

Police said the robbery happened around 7:30 p.m. May 11 in the Food Lion parking lot in the 2000 block of Victory Boulevard.

Police said the 60-year-old man who was robbed was found lying in the parking lot with multiple injuries.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers investigating discovered that two unknown males robbed and assaulted the 60-year-old.

Afterward, they fled the parking lot on foot toward Victory Boulevard.

Photos released by police show a group of several males together entering the store. All but two of the males have their faces blurred in images released by police.

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