NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News Police are investigating a credit union robbery Tuesday morning.
Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department said the robbery occurred around 9:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Main Street at the Virginia Educators Credit Union.
The suspect passed a note demanding money and implied he had a weapon. Police said he was described as a black male wearing a red and white striped shirt and jeans, however, surveillance images show the suspect in a red and white baseball hat and a blue vest with white t-shirt underneath.
He was said to have scruffy facial hair.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools told WAVY.com nearby Sedgefield Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a precaution.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.