Arrest made following armed robbery

Published 9:03 pm Monday, June 18, 2018

A 38-year-old man has been arrested following the Friday afternoon armed robbery of BB&T in the 100 block of East Washington Street.

Travas Janmain Watkins was arrested Saturday after the Suffolk Police Department investigated the crime, according to a city press release.

The robbery was reported at 4:26 p.m. Witnesses said a black male entered the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money from the tellers, according to the press release. The subject fled on foot following the incident with an undetermined amount of currency. There were no injuries.

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Watkins is being held without bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.