FBI searches for suspects responsible for a dozen local bank robberies

FBI searches for suspects responsible for a dozen local bank robberies

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FBI searches for suspects responsible for a dozen local bank robberies

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on May 16, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Updated Friday, May 16 at 4:41 PM

CHESAPEAKE- The FBI says they are looking for suspects responsible for a dozen bank robberies in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake since 2011.

They believe the latest robbery occurred Friday when two men robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at 672 Battlefield Blvd.

The two suspects entered the branch around 11 a.m. wearing dark clothing and covering their faces. They displayed handguns and demanded money.

Police say the suspects left the bank with cash and fled on foot.  No injuries were reported.

The incident is believed to be connected to a series of armed bank robberies on the following dates:

01/11/2011      Bank of America, 3333 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach           
11/04/2011      Bank of America, 3333 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach
04/13/2012      BB&T, 1300 North Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach
05/09/2012      Bank of America, 1125 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach
09/18/2012      Bank of America, 4616 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach
01/15/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 5284 Providence Road, Virginia Beach
05/10/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 5284 Providence Road, Virginia Beach
08/07/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 2677 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach
01/11/2012      Wells Fargo Bank, 111 Gainsborough Square, Chesapeake
03/19/2012      BB&T, 825 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake
10/23/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 821 N. Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake
           
The suspects are described as possibly Caucasian, Hispanic or light-skinned African American males, late-20s to mid-30s, 5’6 to 5’10, and approximately 170 pounds.

If you have any information about the robberies call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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