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Man arrested in connection to attempted robbery of Bayport Credit Union

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Posted at 12:04 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 12:04:54-04

Newport News, Va. – A man was arrested in connection to the attempted robbery of the Bayport Credit Union.

On Tuesday at 11 a.m., police say Gregory James Bently went into the bank on 12512 Warwick Blvd., went up to a teller and told her he had a gun.

He left the bank empty handed and got away on a bicycle.

Bently was arrested at the corner of Culpepper Avenue and Warwick.

He was identified  by a witness.

He has been charged with attempted robbery.