Petersburg police seeking bank robbery suspect

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Bank of Southside Virginia on S. Crater Road at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

The robbery occurred shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday at 2703 St. Crater Road.

A lone person displayed a weapon and demanded money before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-feet, 10-inches tall and 200 pounds with long dead locks and a goatee. He was wearing a white long sleeve shirt, dark pants, a gray baseball cap with a Bud Light logo and sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212.

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