Police arrest suspect after York Co. bank robbery

Posted at 10:50 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 10:01:04-05

YORK Co., Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect after a bank robbery at the Old Point National Bank Tuesday morning.

54-year-old DeWayne Kendrick Handy of Hampton, was charged with two counts of robbery, one count of use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony, one count of entering a bank while armed with the intent to commit larceny and one count of wearing a mask in public.

According to the sheriff’s office, at approximately 9:40 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Kiln Creek Parkway. When they arrived at the bank, they learned that a male suspect entered the business and implied that he had a weapon.

The suspect then left the bank in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money.

Handy is being held without bond at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

If you or someone you know has any information in this case, call the tip line at 757-890-4999, the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or 911.