Shots fired as suspect tried to take victim’s purse during robbery in Portsmouth


Credit – Portsmouth Police

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Officials are investigating an incident after a person was allegedly robbed in Portsmouth early Saturday morning.

Police responded to a call about a robbery at around 4:40 a.m. Saturday in the 3400 block of Elliott Avenue.

Reports say that shots were fired during the incident as the suspect attempted to take the victim’s purse.

Officials have not released additional details regarding the alleged robbery.

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