NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department has detained a suspect in connection with a business robbery that happened in the 100 block of Ottis Street Thursday.
Officers were dispatched at 5:16 p.m. When they arrived, they met with the owner of the business, who advised that an unknown individual approached him, displayed a weapon and demanded cash.
After taking cash, the individual left the establishment.
The suspect was described as a black male who is bald and was last seen wearing a white shirt.
At 8:21 p.m., police announced a suspect had been detained.
No injuries were reported.
This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.