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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Investigators Seek Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

Investigators are asking for the community’s help to identify two armed robbery suspects.

The Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the 400 block of Dunning Street. 

Officers responded to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center at 10:45 p.m. after receiving a report that a male came into the hospital and said he was assaulted and robbed.  Two suspects with pistols approached the victim while he was in his vehicle. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face with a pistol and stole $800 cash from his pocket. One of the suspects fired his pistol during the robbery. The suspects fled the area on foot. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at the hospital.

Both suspects are described as black men who were wearing dark clothing, including ski masks that covered their face. One of the suspects is described between 5’10” and 6’0” tall with a skinny to average build. The other suspect is described between 5’6” and 5’9” tall with an average build. 

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is asked to call investigators at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Peninsula Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or click HERE to submit a tip online. You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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