*UPDATE* Bank Robbery, 699 Independence Boulevard

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

​33-year-old Clevester Antoine Lucas ​of Whittaker, NC was arrested and charged with 

  • Entering a Bank While Armed
  • 2 Counts of Armed Robbery
  • 2 Counts of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Wearing a mask in Public
  • Felony Eluding​

Lucas is being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Facility on a no bond status.

On July 11, 2018 at approximately 1:44 p.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications was contacted about an armed bank robbery occurring at The Wells Fargo Bank, 699 Independence Boulevard.

 The suspect fled in a vehicle, crashing at the intersection of Virginia Beach Boulevard and Independence Boulevard.  After crashing the suspect then fled on foot and was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.

No injuries at either the bank or the scene of the accident.

This is still a very active scene and in the early stages of investigation.  Additional details will be provided when they become available.  

Officer​ J.B. Morris

Alternate PIO