Carrollton bank robbed

Published 10:53 pm Friday, November 2, 2018

Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking into a robbery at the Old Point National Bank in Carrollton on Friday afternoon.

The robbery at the bank in the 13000 block of Carrollton Boulevard was reported at 3:05 p.m., according to a press release from the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect is believed to be a black male dressed in a woman’s wig, large sunglasses and leggings and carrying a purse. The robbery presented a note demanding cash and then fled on foot toward Smith Neck Road and the NEST 17 apartment complex.

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A similar crime happened on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at a Wells Fargo bank in the 3900 block of Portsmouth Boulevard in Chesapeake. There, a black male dressed in women’s clothing — including a black wig and sunglasses — held up the bank about 1:13 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips through the P3 app. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.