Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Bank Robbers Sought

Richmond Police need the public’s help to identify the men seen in these two videos who are wanted in connection with two recent bank robberies.

These robberies may also be connected to similar bank robberies in Henrico County.

In the first incident, the man robbed the Wachovia bank at 3501 W. Broad St. at approximately 2:52 p.m. on Aug. 18. The robber approached a teller, indicated he had a gun and demanded money. The man then ran away from the bank, and was last seen heading east on Broad Street.

He is a black male, age 35 to 40, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored, Kangol-style cap, a black jacket, black pants and white tennis shoes.

In the second incident, a man robbed the Willow Lawn Wachovia bank at 4901 W. Broad St. on Aug. 21. At 10:36 a.m., the robber entered the bank and demanded money from two bank tellers. He did not display a weapon.

The suspect is a black male, age 35 to 40, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing sunglasses, a black baseball cap, a polo shirt with multicolored horizontal stripes and dark pants.

Anyone with any information about these crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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