Police searching for man who tried to rob Southern Bank branch in Virginia Beach

Posted at 11:18 AM, Jul 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-17 11:48:01-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the Southern Bank branch at 1870 Kempsville Road Friday morning.

At 9:25am a man wearing a mask approached the door but was unable to get inside, according to Tonya Borman of the Virginia Beach police.

Employees saw the man at the door wearing a mask and called police. When the man could not get in, he ran off towards Centerville Turnpike and Kempsville Rd.

The man was last seen wearing a mask, hat and long khaki shorts. Police officers, a K-9 unit, a helicopter and detectives are now searching for him.