Newport News and Hampton Robbery Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in solving five business robberies that have occurred at fast food restaurants since July 2010. In all incidents, an armed suspect enters the restaurant and demands money from the safe or registers.
The first Newport News robbery occurred on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 9:32 P.M. at Arby’s located in the 400 block of Oriana Road. The armed male entered the business, demanded money from the safe and after getting an undisclosed amount of money, he left on foot.
The latest Newport News incident occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 8:45 P.M.