VB police: Rite Aid robbery suspect jumped into body of water after fleeing scene

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach police said a robbery suspect was taken to the hospital after he jumped into a body of water as he fled from the scene.

Police said there was a call reporting a robbery at the Rite Aid in the 300 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard around 4:40 p.m.

The suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded items from the pharmacy.

The suspect then fled on foot and jumped into a “body of water” near 15th Street and Arctic Avenue.

He was taken into custody at 5:30 p.m. and taken to a local hospital.

Police said they will give more details as they’re available.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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