Police arrest man who robbed Portsmouth 7-Eleven

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Charles E Hall

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven store.

Portsmouth Police responded to the armed robbery Sunday morning at the 7-Eleven on 700 Mount Vernon Avenue.

The call came in at approximately 3:22 a.m.

Detectives say the robber approached the clerk, pulled out a large knife and demanded money from the register. The clerk gave the robber the money and he drove off in a silver 4-door sedan.

No one was injured.

The suspect was identified as 45-year-old Charles E. Hall of Portsmouth. He is charged with armed robbery and is in custody of the Portsmouth Sheriff’s Office.