Posted on: February 24, 2017

SCAMMERS PASS THEMSELVES OFF AS POLICE PERSONNEL IN THIS PHONE SCAM

The Newport News Police Department would like to warn citizens of a recent telephone scam being reported within the city. Today, Friday, February 24, 2017, shortly after 2:10 PM three citizens called the Police Department, each indicating they had receive...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Police Seek Suspect in Virginia Educator's Credit Union Robbery

On 2/15 2017 at 2:42 PM police responded to the Virginia Educators Credit Union (VECU) located 12626 Nettles Boulevard in reference to a bank robbery. Officers met with VECU staff who advised that a black male entered thru the front door, approached the b...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

02/23/2017 Daily Press - Weekly Wanted

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The Daily Press publishes a "Weekly Wanted" page in the paper that identifies suspects that are wanted by the Newport News and Hampton police departments.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Suspect Sought in Speedway Robbery

On February 12th, 2017 at 6:36 PM, Newport News Police were dispatched to the Speedway located in the 6100 Block of Jefferson Avenue in reference to a robbery. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, a 33 year-old Newport News man who stated ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Robbery Suspect Robs Both 7-11 and Rite Aid

On February 12, 2017 at about 8:16 PM officers responded to a call in reference to a robbery from business at the Rite Aid located at 671 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. At about 8:15 PM a white male entered the business and asked the clerk if he could change ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

02/07/2017 Robber of Days Inn Thought to Be Same Individual

On February 7, 2017, at 4:07 AM officers were dispatched to the Days Inn at 11829 Fishing Point Drive, Newport News, in reference to a business robbery. On scene, the clerk advised he had been robbed by a masked male with a knife. The clerk was working in...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

02/06/2017 -UPDATE - Days Inn Robber Is Thought to Be Connected to Multiple Robberies

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UPDATE:  The original information posted on 02/01/17, has been updated.  Since that time, two (2) additional robberies have been connected with the Days Inn robber:

1.  On Tuesday January 31, 2017 at about 5:00 am an unknown known man entere...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Metro PCS Store Robber Sought

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On January 17, 2017 at 10:02 AM police responded to the Metro PCS store located at 5101-B Jefferson Avenue to calls of a robbery.

The clerk had just opened the store for business when an unknown black male entered the store. The man was about 6’0&quo...Read on...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Police Seek Suspect in 01/03/2016 Shooting

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On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at approximately 12:46 PM, two men got into a fist fight outside the Bowie Market and Deli located at 633 Ivy Avenue.  

During the fight, another man entered the store, produced a handgun and shot one of the two men engage...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Multiple Suspects Sought In Cab Robbery

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On December 3, 2016 between 9:00 and 10:00 AM several unknown males approached and robbed a local taxi driver while the driver was waiting to pick up a fare in the 900 block of Taylor Ave. One man opened the driver’s side rear door pointing a gun. At the ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

1st Advantage Federal Credit Union 11/25/2016 Robbery

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On November 25, 2016, at 4:45 PM officers were dispatched to the 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union located at 12891 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, in reference to a bank robbery. Bank employees advised an unknown woman entered the bank, approached a tel...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Robbery Suspects Sought in Robbery from Person

On November 14, 2016 at 8:20 AM officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Bailey Court in reference to a robbery that occurred minutes prior. The victim, a 60 year-old Newport News man, advised he was leaving Dollar Tree at 455 Oriana Road on foot when...Read on...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Police Seek Robber in 7-11 Robbery

On 11/02/2016 at 3:28 AM, police were dispatched to the 7-11 store located at Oyster Point Road and Jefferson Avenue in reference to a robbery. Store personnel advised that a thin-built, dark-skinned male wearing all black (black gloves, jacket, pants, sh...Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

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