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Norfolk police arrest man in Wells Fargo robbery

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Posted at 8:53 PM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 21:50:20-05

Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk police have arrested a man wanted for robbing a bank Tuesday afternoon. 

The Wells Fargo Bank in the 400 block of Monticello Avenue was robbed just before 2 p.m.

Early Tuesday evening, police said they arrested 47-year-old Derrick Hawthorne in the 1000 block of Tidewater Drive. 

Police say Hawthorne went to the bank and implied he had a weapon and left with an undetermined amount of money.

Hawthorne is being charged with bank robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.