Police seek suspect in NN bank robbery

Surveillance image from Newport News bank robbery on April 11, 2014. (Image provided by the Newport News Police Department)
Surveillance image from Newport News bank robbery on April 11, 2014. (Image provided by the Newport News Police Department)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police are looking for a suspect in connection to a bank robbery at a Newport News bank Friday afternoon.

Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department said the robbery happened at the BB&T located at Pilot House Drive and Jefferson Avenue around 2:30 p.m. The suspect gave a teller a note, implying he had a weapon.

Thurston said the suspect was given cash, and left the bank on foot.

The suspect is described as a 5’11” tall man with a slim build, wearing a blue shirt and jeans. Police said he may have been wearing a hat and something orange around his neck.

Stay with WAVY News 10 for any new information. 

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