Bank Robbery Investigation on Kempsville Road

Monday, December 31, 2018

On December 31, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call of a bank robbery in progress at the BB&T Bank in the 1400 block of Kempsville Road.  The suspect fled on foot before Police personnel arrived on scene. There were no injuries involved in this incident. Police personnel conducted a search of the surrounding area, but were unable to locate the suspect.  

The suspect is described as an adult white male, around 6’1”, thin build and wearing a black leather jacket and one glove.  

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).   You can also submit a tip via or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.   Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

The Virginia Beach Police Department - Detective Bureau - Robbery Unit are actively investigating this incident.  

At this time, there is no additional information available regarding this incident.  

MPO Patrick Kane

Virginia Beach Police Department

Public Affairs Office

2509 Princess Anne Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

757-385-4097 Office

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