Police: Person robbed in parking lot of TowneBank on First Colonial Road

VB armed bank robbery

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach police say a person was robbed Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of a TowneBank in the 900 block of First Colonial Road. 

Officers say a preliminary investigation showed the victim was approached by the male suspect, who pointed a gun at the victim and demanded money. The suspect then got into a getaway car and fled the scene.

There’s no suspect or vehicle description at this time, but members of the department’s Robbery Squad are investigating. 

Clarification: Virginia Beach dispatchers originally said the incident was a bank robbery. The crime happened in the bank’s parking lot. 

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