Police arrest suspect in Newport News robbery

Marrio D'Rontrell Ashlock. (Credit: Newport News Police Department.)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say they arrested a suspect in a recent robbery at a Bayport Credit Union.

The robbery happened Feb. 1 at a branch on Huntington Avenue. According to police, the suspect — now identified as 27-year-old Marrio D’Rontrell Ashlock — entered the bank, passed a note to a teller demanding money.

There were no injuries, and the suspect got away with cash.

Police say Ashlock was arrested four days later. He is charged with third offense larceny, use of a firearm in a felony and failure to appear in court.