UPDATE: Man arrested in Chartway Federal Credit Union robbery

Posted at 8:18 AM, May 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-30 08:18:40-04
39-year-old Brandon Phillip Wise

39-year-old Brandon Phillip Wise

Virginia Beach, Va. – A man is now behind bars after police say he robbed a Beach credit union on Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, May 29 at 10:35 a.m. Emergency Communications received a call for a robbery at the Chartway Federal Credit Union located at 3841 Holland Road.

The caller stated a lone masked suspect entered the bank, implied a weapon, and demanded money from the victim.

The suspect ran away from the credit union with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the robbery.

A police officer on routine patrol conducted a traffic stop prior to the call being dispatched. The officer learned of the bank robbery over the radio as she was approaching the vehicle. The suspect was in the stopped vehicle and ran away. The officer chased the suspect, and apprehended him with the assistance of a supervisor.

The suspect is identified as 39-year-old Brandon Phillip Wise of the 3400 block of Waltham Circle in Virginia Beach. He is charged with Robbery and Wearing a Mask. He is currently being held at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.

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