VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia Beach Police are investigating a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon and think the suspect is responsible for others.
Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department said officers responded to the BB&T bank located at 4592 Virginia Beach Blvd. around 1 p.m. Witnesses told police a male suspect entered the bank and demanded money.
He fled the scene on foot after obtaining an undisclosed amount of money.
Borman said officers believe the suspect is also responsible for two additional robberies. The first occurred June 10 at the PNC Bank located at 3397 Virginia Beach Blvd. and June 3 at the PNC Bank located at 1324 N. Great Neck Rd.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 30s standing 5'8" to 5'10" and weighing 180 to 190 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.
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