Police investigate bank robbery

Published 7:06 pm Friday, April 30, 2021

Suffolk Police are investigating an armed bank robbery that happened Friday afternoon.

The robbery happened at the BB&T located in the 1500 block of North Main Street. It was reported at 3:40 p.m.

Preliminary investigation found that the subject entered the bank, displayed a firearm, and demanded money. The subject initially fled on foot after receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, and was later seen entering a passenger vehicle that was traveling northbound on North Main Street.


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There were no injuries.

The subject was further described as a Black male, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds, with short braids in his hair, wearing all black clothing to include a faded black short-sleeved T-shirt, black pants, and slide flip-flops.

There is no surveillance video footage to provide at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line.  To submit online, go to www.p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (www.suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.