Police: Robbery reported at Chesapeake Bank on Richmond Road

Jimmy LaRoue
Contact Reporterjlarouejr@vagazette.com

The Chesapeake Bank at 6619 Richmond Road was robbed Monday afternoon, according to James City County Police.

Police say a man entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money and implied that he had a gun, according to a news release, and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in an car.

Police responded to the bank at about 3:30 p.m. and describe the suspect as 6-foot-tall 35- to 40-year-old unshaven black man who was wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans, white shoes and a gray baseball hat.

Anyone who can identify the man, or has information about the incident is asked to call James City County Police at 253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

LaRoue can be reached by phone at 757-345-2342, by email at jlarouejr@vagazette.com or on Twitter @jlaroue.

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