Robbery suspect sought

Published 10:11 pm Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Chesapeake police are seeking a suspect in a bank robbery reported Wednesday morning.

The robbery at the Southern Bank, located in the 3300 block of Western Branch Boulevard, was reported about 9:45 a.m., according to a city press release.

Witnesses reported the suspect entered the bank, approached a teller, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He fled the scene on foot toward the rear of the building.

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