Friday, November 6, 2015

Suspects Sought in Attempted Bank Robbery

November 6, 2015

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspects in the attached photos who attempted to rob a bank today in Richmond’s west end.

At approximately 12:57 p.m., officers responded to the Gateway Bank, located at 5300 Patterson Avenue, for a report of an attempted robbery. Two suspects tried to enter the bank, but the secondary doors were closed and they were not able to get inside. One of the two suspects displayed a firearm to a bank employee in a second attempt to gain entry, which prompted the employee to call police.

Both suspects are described as 5-foot-9-inch to 6-foot tall, black males, age 25-30, weighing about 150 pounds. One suspect was wearing a black hoodie, black pants, a black and grey baseball cap, and the second wore a black baseball cap, black clothing and a yellow traffic vest.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about these individuals to call Third Precinct Detective William Cutshall at (804) 646-1068 or email Citizens with information can also call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.