Police investigating bank robbery in Virginia Beach Monday morning

Virginia Beach

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.

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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.

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

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