Police search for man accused of robbing Norfolk Smoke Shack

Police are looking for a man who robbed the Smoke Shack on Newtown Road Tuesday. (Courtesy of the Norfolk Police Department)
Police are looking for a man who robbed the Smoke Shack on Newtown Road Tuesday. (Courtesy of the Norfolk Police Department)

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Norfolk Smoke Shack on Tuesday.

Police say the man had a gun when he came into the store, located at 1105 N. Newtown Road, around 12:45 p.m. and demanded money from a store clerk, according to a Norfolk Police Department news release.

The clerk gave the man the money, and the suspect fled on foot.

No one was injured, police said.

Anyone with information about this crime should call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

 

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.