Deputies arrest 61-year-old man for robbing Hanover County bank twice

UPDATE: Deputies say they have made an arrest in the series of bank robberies in Hanover County.

On January 6, the sheriff’s office responded to the EVB Bank located in the 8100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike for a reported robbery.

Again, on April 20, the sheriff’s office responded to the EVB Bank for a second robbery committed by the same suspect.

Investigators identified the suspect to be Thomas Scott Snead, 61, of the 12000 block of Washington Highway, Ashland.

Snead was taken into custody on June 12 without further incident.

He has been charged with two counts of robbery, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and two counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Snead is currently being held at Pamunkey Regional Jail with no bond.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Hanover County are hoping the public can help them identify a bank robbery suspect.

The incident took place shortly before 3 p.m.on Friday at the EVB Bank located in the 8100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. According to the Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, a white male suspect approached a teller, displayed a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was wearing a dark-colored stocking cap and had his face partially covered. He fled the scene in a silver four-door sedan.

The sheriff’s department says it will release a surveillance image of the suspect when one becomes available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both methods are anonymous.

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