Pizza delivery drivers robbed at gunpoint in Newport News

Posted on: 11:22 am, January 11, 2013, by , updated on: 08:20pm, January 11, 2013

Newport News, Va. – Two pizza delivery drivers have been robbed at gunpoint in Newport News.

On January 2, 2013 at 9:50 p.m., and again on January 6, 2013 at 10:30 p.m., two pizza delivery drivers from different pizza restaurants were robbed at gunpoint. 

In both incidents, police say the drivers were called to a vacant home in the 1100 block of Tyler Avenue in Newport News. 

In the January 2 incident, the driver was approached by a black female, 5’5 to 5’6 inches tall, wearing a bandana covering her face.  The woman displayed a hand gun and robbed the driver of cash, an ATM card, and the pizza, police tell NewsChannel 3.

In the January 6 incident, the driver was approached by a black female as well as a second suspect who stood back and is believed to be male.  In this robbery, cash was taken. No one was injured in either robbery. 

Anyone with any information about these robberies is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Watch NewsChannel 3 for updates.