Photos: Man wearing clown mask robs Sonic in Suffolk


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police have released surveillance photos of a man who robbed a Sonic while wearing a clown mask this month.

The photos are the most recent development in the armed robbery investigation.

The images show a man holding a handgun and wearing the white-and-black mask. He was also wearing a blue-and-white striped hooded sweatshirt and blue pants.

Emergency communications was contacted Oct. 21 shortly after 10:30 p.m., advising of a robbery at the Sonic located in the 1500 block of North Main Street.

Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a man wearing a hooded jacket and clown mask entered the business, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He then ran away on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Suffolk Police, the Suffolk Crime Line, or submit tips online at P3 Tips.

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