Masked suspect robs Beach credit union

Posted at 10:58 AM, May 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-17 10:58:03-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed a credit union Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 5:25 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a robbery at the Chartway Federal Credit Union located at 304 Kellam Road.

The caller stated a lone masked suspect entered the building, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from the tellers.

An undisclosed amount of money was handed over to the suspect, police say.

The suspect ran away from the credit union, and was last seen running westbound across Kellam Road.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, mid 20s, 5’6 to 5’8, medium build, wearing a light blue button down shirt, dark pants, and a dark colored ski mask covering his face.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers Office at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (562-5887). Callers remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

This case remains under investigation.

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