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Police investigate bank robbery in Danville

Authorities say a man walked into the Virginia Bank and Trust located in the 3300 block of North Main Street around 11:45 a.m., showed a handgun and demanded money.

December 15, 2010|Web Staff
Danville Police Department

Police in Danville are investigating an armed robbery that happened shortly before noon Wednesday.

Authorities say a man walked into the Virginia Bank and Trust located in the 3300 block of North Main Street around 11:45 a.m., showed a handgun and demanded money. 

He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.  

Anyone with information should call the Danville Crimestoppers at 434-793-0000.

Here is the full news release:

Danville Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly before noon today.

At approximately 11:47 am a man walked into the Virginia Bank and Trust located at 3300 North Main Street. He produced a handgun, demanded money from the bank employees, and fled the scene in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his 30’s or 40’s, 6’2”, and wearing a dark colored hoodie, sunglasses, and baseball cap. He is possibly operating an older model red pickup truck. In addition, the suspect made a comment to the victims about not having long to live.

Anyone with information about these incidents is encouraged to contact Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000, or via our crime tips line on your computer at crimetips@ci.danville.va.us. Information given will remain confidential.

Citizens who contact Crimestoppers by telephone may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

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