Man arrested for PNC Bank robbery in Norfolk

Posted at 10:38 AM, May 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-17 14:50:11-04

UPDATE: Norfolk Police arrested 25-year-old, John P. Stevens, of the 4400 block of Dunning Road. He was charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Entering a Bank Armed with Intent to Commit a Larceny, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He is currently held in Norfolk City Jail with no bond.

Norfolk, Va. – Crews responded to PNC Bank in Norfolk Friday morning in response to a robbery, police tell NewsChannel 3.

Shortly after 10:00 a.m. Friday morning, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a commercial robbery alarm from the PNC Bank located at 870 N. Military Highway.

Police arrived on scene and confirmed with bank employees that a man just robbed the bank.

Police say the man entered the bank, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The man fled the scene before police arrived.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned black man, 5”5 to 5”7, medium build, wearing a solid colored chin-strap hat, long sleeved, tan shirt, and dark pants. The suspect is also described as having a “chin strap” style beard, police say.

Norfolk Robbery Detectives are actively investigating this incident. If you recognize the man in these photos you are encouraged to contact the Norfolk Police Robbery Division at 664-7032, or the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

You could qualify for a reward of up to $1,000 if your information leads to an arrest.