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Roanoke bank robbed

June 01, 2011
Roanoke Police Department

Roanoke City Police are investigating a bank robbery.

It happened at the Valley Bank on the 1500 block of Hershberger Road this morning, around 10:45 a.m.

A man entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.  The robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled.  He was last seen traveling east on Hershberger Road.

The suspect is described as a black male, between approximately five feet six inches and five feet nine inches in height.  He weighs approximately 220 pounds and has short black hair.  He was wearing a black mesh shirt and long blue shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Roanoke Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line at 344-8500.

Here is the full news release:

Roanoke, VA- The Roanoke Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on June 1, 2011.  Officers responded at 10:44 a.m. to the Valley Bank located in the 1500 block of Hershberger Road.  Witnesses state that the suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.

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The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money and fled.  He was last seen traveling on foot, eastbound on Hershberger Road.  No one was hurt.

No arrests have been made.  The suspect is described as a black male, between approximately five feet six inches and five feet nine inches in height.  He weighs approximately 220 pounds and has short black hair.  He was wearing a black mesh shirt and long blue shorts.  Anyone with information regarding this or other crimes should call the Roanoke Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line at 344-8500.  Crime Line may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to an arrest.

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