Arrest made in Petersburg armed bank robbery


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Police have a suspect in custody following an armed robbery in Petersburg.

Police says the incident happened in the 2700 block of S. Crater Road at the Bank of Southside Virginia just after 5:30 p.m. James Reed was taken into custody after being spotted leaving a barbershop in the area.

The money from the robbery was recovered. Reed is now facing armed robbery charges.

Anyone with information in relation to this robbery is asked to call (804) 732-4222.


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