Police investigating bank robbery in Newport News

Posted at 11:28 AM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 11:15:46-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred Friday morning at the Virginia Educators Credit Union in the 800 block of Main Street.

The man approached a teller and demanded money from the drawer. After receiving an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, the man fled the bank on foot.

Police say the suspect was described as a black male wearing a blue hoodie and a mask. He was approximately 5’8” to 5’9” tall.

No other details were released. Additional updates will be added as they become available.