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Bank robbery under investigation in Newport News

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Apr 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-18 10:04:59-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred just before Noon on Saturday at the Wells Fargo branch in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard.

Police are looking for this car they say was used as a getaway after a Newport News bank robbery.

Police are looking for this car they say was used as a getaway after a Newport News bank robbery.

Police say they arrived on scene and met with an employee who said a masked man entered the bank and demanded a large sum of money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, he left the bank and got into a dark blue 2007-

2008 Camry that then traveled northbound on Warwick Blvd.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black man, between 6′ 1″ and 6’3″ tall, weighing between 215-220 pounds. He was wearing a faded green cap, white surgical mask, white t-shirt, dark-colored hooded jacket with light-colored lining, blue jeans and white sneakers. He was last seen carrying a Nextel gray and black backpack.

Anyone with information that may help police is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.