*Update* Citizen Helps Take Bank Robbery Suspect Into Custody

Tuesday, May 14, 2019


​36-year-old Tobias Hunter Hill of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with robbery.

On May 14th at 1:50pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received​ calls for a reported bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 301 Little Neck Road.

Through preliminary investigation, detectives have learned that the suspect entered the bank carrying an edged weapon and demanded money.  The man fled the bank without obtaining any currency. Responding officers were able to take the suspect into custody with the help of citizens' who were standing by.

No one was injured during this incident.

The suspect has been transported to the detective bureau, and charges are pending.

This is still a very active investigation, additional details will be provided once they become available.

MPO Linda J Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer