Newport News police seeking bank robbery suspect


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A suspect is on the loose after police say a Wells Fargo branch in Newport News was robbed Thursday morning.

Police said in a pair of tweets officers were called to the location in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard just before 10 a.m. The tweets said the suspect passed a note to a teller before fleeing the bank with cash.

Police said the suspect is described as a a 60-year-old man with a grey beard. He was reportedly wearing sunglasses with orange lenses, a Washington Redskins hat, a tan jacket and jeans.

No injuries were reported.

Surveillance video of the suspect was released on Friday. If you recognize this man or know anything about the robbery, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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