Bank robbery under investigation in Virginia Beach

Posted at 2:07 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 17:18:33-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Police are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred Tuesday at the Bank of Hampton Roads location at 281 Independence Boulevard.

Police say they received reports of the robbery around 1:30 p.m.

Employees say a black male armed with a handgun entered the bank wearing a red bandana over his mouth and demanded money.

After obtaining money, he fled in an unknown direction.

No one was injured.

The man is described as being approximately 6′ tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black or grey hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.