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Man robs BB&T in Virginia Beach, police believe he has robbed two other banks

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Jun 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-18 20:17:21-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are investigating a robbery at the BB&T Bank at 4592 Virginia Beach Blvd. in Virginia Beach, and say they believe the robber has hit other banks in the city.

A man entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. An undisclosed amount of money was handed to him before he fled. No one was injured during the robbery.

Investigators believe the man may be responsible for two other bank robberies that have occurred in the past two weeks: One on June 10, at the PNC Bank located at 3397 Virginia Beach Boulevard and the other on June 3 at the PNC Bank located at 1324 N. Great Neck Road.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 30’s, 5’8 to 5’10, 180-190 lbs., wearing a white shirt with thin dark horizontal stripes, a dark colored hat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by submitting a tip by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637). Callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if their information leads to an arrest.