Person of interest detained in Wells Fargo robbery

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police have a person of interest in a Wells Fargo bank robbery Friday afternoon.

Police say the suspect entered the bank on Thimble Shoals Boulevard at 1:15 p.m., covered his face with his clothes, walked up to a teller and demanded money. He fled the scene once he got the cash. Police say he did not display a weapon.

Minutes later, officers pulled a driver over at Todd’s Lane and Orcutt Avenue in Hampton and detained a person of interest.

The investigation is ongoing.