Man arrested for robbery of Newport News Wells Fargo

Carl Elton Knightnor. Credit: Newport News Police Department

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 31-year-old man is facing charges in the robbery of a Wells Fargo branch in Newport News.

Carl Elton Knightnor II was charged with robbery and wearing a mask in public for the incident, which police say happened Friday afternoon.

Officers on Friday detained a person of interest for questioning in connection with the robbery.

Police say the investigation eventually led to Knightnor’s arrest. He was taken to Newport News City Jail.