Man attempts to rob woman sitting in car

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Police in Portsmouth are investigating an attempted armed robbery Tuesday night.

According to dispatchers, a woman was sitting in her car near Portsmouth Boulevard and Chowan Drive when a man wearing a ski mask approached, pulled out a gun and attempted to rob her.

This happened around 10:30 p.m.

The woman reportedly sped away and was not injured.

Police are trying to locate the suspect. Call the Crime Line at 1-888-lock-u-up if you can help.

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