NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – The suspect in a recent bank robbery in Newport News was taken into custody in Brooklyn, New York Friday afternoon.
Paul Richard Zimeras is now facing charges in connection with a robbery at the SunTrust Bank in the 11800 block of Canon Boulevard Monday afternoon around 3 pm. The clerk told police the suspect entered the bank and handed over a note demanding money. He implied he had a gun, but the clerk did not see one. There were no injuries.
Newport News Police say Zimeras will be extradited back to the city, at which time a booking photo will be made available.
He’s been charged with robbery and abduction.