Armed Bank Robbery

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

​Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at approximately 12:43 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Old Point National Bank located at 1613 Laskin Road.

Information received was that the suspect entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded currency.  After obtaining the money, the suspect fled on foot towards First Colonial Road.  No injuries reported.


The suspect is described as a black male, standing approximately 5' 8" tall, stocky, dark complected, wearing a black Northface beanie, dark sweatshirt and light colored jeans.



Anyone with information regarding these crimes is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting "VBTIP" and the information to CRIMES (274637).

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.


MPO Tonya Pierce

Public Affairs Officer

Virginia Beach Police Department