APRIL 22, 2010 #10-018
2:00 P.M. HILDEBRANDT
Alexandria Police Investigate Bank Robbery at BB&T Bank Located on South Van Dorn Street
Alexandria Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred earlier today at the BB&T Bank, located at 233 South Van Dorn Street.
Around 11:15 A.M., a man walked into the bank, approached the teller and brandished a handgun. The suspect demanded money, the teller complied and the suspect fled the bank. No one was injured.
The suspect is described as a black male, 6’0” to 6’1”. He was last seen wearing a light blue shirt, dark blazer, light pants and carrying a dark green and black backpack.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4444 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703.838.4858.
Detectives would like to remind witnesses that they can remain anonymous.