Man drives car into Norfolk storefront, steals lottery tickets and cigarettes

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A man smashed his car into a Norfolk business and stole cigarettes and lottery tickets.

Police say he drove straight through the front door of the Universal Mart on West Little Creek Road in the overnight hours of October 2.

Police released surveillance video which shows the suspect grab a handful of lottery tickets, then he stuffs cartons of cigarettes into his clothing. He got away before police arrived.

You can see the full video in the player above.

Detectives encourage anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line:

CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)
TEXT: Text “NORFOLK” and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: Submit a web-tip at:



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