Petersburg Wells Fargo robbery suspect in custody


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities have arrested a man in connection to a Wells Fargo bank robbery that happened in Petersburg Monday afternoon.

Petersburg Police said Edward Chaney Jr. is in custody in connection to that bank robbery. Chaney will remain in custody until his court appearance.

Police said arrived at the Wells Fargo in the 3000 block of S. Crater Road at 2:30 p.m. after being informed that the bank was robbed by black man around 6’1”, between 30-40 years old.

At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a black FIla ball cap, royal blue Nike jacket, black pants and black low top Nike shoes.

It is unclear whether or not the Chaney left the bank with any cash.

Anyone with information regarding this crime has been asked to contact crime solvers at (804) 861-1212.

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