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Hampton Police searching for suspected bank robber

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Posted at 3:42 PM, Oct 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-08 17:22:17-04

Hampton, Va. – Syms Middle School was placed on lockdown briefly on Tuesday after police say someone robbed the Navy Federal Credit Union on Fox Hill Road nearby.

Police say the robber went into the bank around 2:17 p.m., brandished a firearm and demanded money. No one was injured.

He then left the scene on a bicycle with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a white male carrying a book bag, approximately 6’1” and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt over a long sleeve grey shirt and attempted to hide his identity by wearing a black ski mask.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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