Police: Woman robs Newport News Bayport Credit Union

(Photo: Newport News police)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Bayport Credit Union in the 12500 block of Warwick Boulevard Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to a hold up alarm at the credit union around 1:59 p.m. As police were on the way to the scene, the call was upgraded to a robbery.

According to police, witnesses say a woman came up to a teller and passed a note demanding money and implied that she was armed. She then ran away from the bank. It’s not clear at this time how much money she made off with.

The suspect is a black woman, between 30 and 40-years-old, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build, wearing light-colored jeans, a dark-colored top and a hat.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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