Bomb squad responds to Virginia Beach bank robbery after suspicious package found

Posted at 10:47 AM, Oct 04, 2017

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Police are investigating an armed bank robbery that happened Wednesday morning.

Police said the robbery happened at the Fulton Bank branch located at 3545 Dam Neck Road.

It was reported that a man entered the bank, displayed a gun and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, he headed for the exit.

Police say the man left an object behind, which prompted a response from the Virginia Beach Bomb Squad. It was ultimately determined that the object was not a threat.

The suspect has been described as a man about 5'9" with a medium build. His race is unknown at this time.

Police said he was last seen running southbound towards Princess Anne Road.

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

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