VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Police are now seeking the help of community members after a bank was robbed Monday morning.
According to police, officers got the call for the incident around 9:25 a.m. Monday regarding a report of a man who had just robbed a SunTrust Bank in the 700 block of First Colonial Rd.
Police say the suspect entered the facility, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash from an employee.
After getting an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the bank and fled in a vehicle that was already waiting nearby.
There were no injuries reported.
Witnesses described the suspect as a black man, approximately 6’1 with a slim build and facial hair. Officials added that he was wearing dark-colored shorts, a short-sleeved shirt and has visible arm tattoos.
Police released surveillance images of the suspect.