Crime Line tip leads to arrest of Hampton bank robbery suspects

Posted at 2:19 PM, Dec 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 14:19:13-05

HAMPTON, Va. – A Crime Line tip lead to the arrest of two men in connection with a bank robbery that happened on December 7.

On December 7 around 5 p.m., officers responded to the 1st Advantage Credit Union in the 5300 block of West Mercury Boulevard.

According to police, the suspect walked into the bank and gave the teller a note demanding money. Police say the suspect was armed.

After receiving the money, he left the bank and ran away in an unknown direction.

After police received the tip, Anthony James Van Horn, 55, and Charles Andrew Eason, 28, were arrested.

Both men have been charged with one count of robbery and one count of conspiracy to commit robbery.