Chesterfield police arrest man following pair of Wells Fargo bank robberies


CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — At 11 a.m. on Tuesday a man stole cash from a bank teller in Chesterfield, just an hour later he stole more cash from another bank branch, according to Chesterfield Police.

The Chesterfield County Police Department said they have arrested a man suspected of committing two back-to-back bank robberies.

Police said that the first bank robbery was at a Wells Fargo on Chesterfield Meadows Drive. When the suspect entered the bank they showed a note to a teller demanding cash. The bank teller complied and the man ran away.

Then the suspect entered the Wells Fargo branch on Hopkins Road at noon and once again showed a note to the teller to demand money. He received cash from the teller and left again.

Police found the suspect on Belfield Road and said charges were pending as of Tuesday evening.

Sekou Alkebu-Lan, photo provided by Chesterfield County Jail

The Chesterfield County Jail confirmed with 8News that Sekou Alkebu-Lan is facing multiple robbery charges in connection to the pair of crimes.

Anyone with information can call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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