NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Newport News Police have charged two suspects in the investigation of a bank robbery Monday afternoon.
The call came in just before noon at the Old Point National Bank located at 11134 Warwick Boulevard.
At least one suspect entered the bank and demanded money, Lou Thurston with the Newport News Police Department told WAVY.com.
Officers located the suspect vehicle shortly after the robbery on Seldon Road and a traffic stop was conducted near Riverside Elementary School. A male and female were detained in connection to the robbery and evidence of the robbery was recovered, Thurston said.
There were no students at the school.
Tuesday morning, Newport News Police announced the pair were charged in the robbery.
According to Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department, Mujahid Rashid, 35, of Smithfield was charged with two counts of robbery, three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, four counts of conspiracy to commit a felony, abduction and entering a bank while armed to commit a felony.
Regina Reed, 25, of Newport News was charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.
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