Bayport Credit Union robbed in Hampton

Posted at 10:43 AM, Apr 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-18 15:02:02-04


Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Bayport Credit Union in Hampton on Friday morning.

It happened at 9:39 a.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Bayport Credit Union located in the 2300 block of Cunningham Drive.

Officers arrived on scene and found that the suspect had entered the business and gave a note to the teller demanding money.

After taking an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency from the business, police say the suspect walked out of the rear of the business and ran away on foot towards Medical Drive. At the time of the robbery, there were patrons inside of the business; however, there were no injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-forties, dark complexion, 5’10”-6’ and a thin build.

He was last seen wearing dark coveralls, a New York Yankees baseball hat, square-framed rimmed glasses with a small bandage on the left side of his face.

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. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Crime Line by texting HAMPTONPDTIPS plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line call results in an arrest, the
caller is eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.