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Bank robbery reported in Chesapeake

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Aug 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-12 15:24:39-04

Chesapeake Police are currently on scene of a bank robbery that occurred at approximately 1:50 p.m. at the Wells Fargo in the 800 block of N. Battlefield Boulevard.

Police say an unknown female entered the bank, implied she had a weapon, and demanded money.

After obtaining the money, she fled on foot.

She’s described as a white female, approximately 5’4”, 170 pounds, with dark blonde hair in a ponytail, wearing black rimmed glasses, a dark tank top and dark stretch pants.

Chesapeake Police say they are working together with Norfolk Police due to a similar robbery with a similar suspect that occurred earlier in the afternoon.

Police cannot say for sure if they are related at this point.

If anyone has information in reference to this robbery they are encouraged to call, text or submit an on-line tip to the Chesapeake Crime Line.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.