On July 25, 2017 at 5:37 A.M., officers were dispatched to the Quality Inn at 945 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News in reference to a business robbery. On scene the on-duty clerk advised she had been robbed at gunpoint. An unknown man entered the business with a bandana covering the lower park of his face. The man produced a handgun and demanded cash. The clerk complied and opened the register. The man took cash and walked out of the hotel toward Traverse Drive.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”-6’0”, 240-260 pounds, about 40 years of age, with a light beard, close-cut hair, medium brown complexion, last seen wearing a blue short-sleeve shirt with white stripes, blue jeans, white shoes, and a blue/white bandana over his face; armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.
If you know anything about this business robbery or recognize this man, please call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.