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Man wanted for bank robbery in Newport News

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Mar 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-19 11:30:28-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News police need help solving a recent bank robbery.

On March 4 at 12:12 p.m., a man entered the Old Point National Bank located at 11751 Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, displayed a hand gun, and robbed the business, police tell NewsChannel 3.

The man ordered a teller to take him behind the counter, then demanded that the tellers open their cash drawers and place the money into a bank bag. The man then ran away toward the apartment buildings to the rear of the bank, police say.

If you know anything about this robbery suspect, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court, and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. Information can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov.