Police investigate bank robbery

Published 9:49 pm Thursday, March 10, 2016

Suffolk police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Xenith Bank located in the 1000 block of North Main Street in the Suffolk Plaza Shopping Center Thursday morning.

Robbery suspect

Robbery suspect

Emergency Communications received a call at 10:04 a.m. advising that a black male wearing a white surgical mask entered the bank and demanded money, according to a city press release. The subject fled in a dark sedan after receiving an undisclosed amount of currency. There were no injuries.

The subject was further described as approximately 5 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 150 to 170 pounds, and between the ages of 25 to 35. He was wearing a tan shirt and pants, dark colored shoes, and a dark knit cap.

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