Employee hits panic alarm during bank robbery

Surveillance image of the suspect who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on Kecoughtan Road in Hampton on March 28, 2014. (Photo provided by The Hampton Police Division)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police responded to a bank robbery at a Wells Fargo Friday afternoon after receiving a panic alarm from the business.

The male suspect entered the bank in the 2400 block of Kecoughtan Road just before 3 p.m. and handed a note to the teller, demanding money, according to Sgt. Jason Price with the Hampton Police Division.

There were no customers inside the business.

He grabbed the money and fled on foot, headed toward Victoria Boulevard.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates as they become available.


Photo courtesy Hampton Police
Photo courtesy Hampton Police

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