On Sept. 23, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Richmond Road for an armed robbery that had just occurred. The initial investigation revealed that two unidentified men walked into the restaurant, and one of the men produced a note demanding money from the register and claiming to have a firearm. Before the register could be opened, one of the men grabbed the restaurant’s tip jar and both men fled the area on foot. There was approximately $100 in the tip jar. No one was injured during the robbery.
The unidentified male that produced the note was described as young, white, between 5’6”–5’9” tall, thin build, with curly red hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, hat, blue jeans, and a red bandana over his mouth and nose.
The second unidentified male was described as young, black, with a thin build. He was wearing black-colored clothing and a black face mask.
If you have information about this incident or know the identities of the suspects, please contact the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Peninsula Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or click HERE to submit a tip online. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.