Police searching for elderly suspect after bank robbery in Colonial Heights

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — Police are searching for the suspect in a bank robbery that happened in Colonial Heights on Thursday.

Police say that around 9:50 a.m. officers were dispatched to the Virginia Commonwealth Bank located at 3209 Boulevard in reference to a robbery that had just occurred.

The suspect, who did not display a weapon, demanded all large bills. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the bank and was last seen behind the bank of foot. The suspect may have left in a vehicle.

The suspect is described as an elderly white male approximately 60 to 70-years-old. He was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and blue jeans. He was also carrying a black makeup case or bag.

If you have any information on this suspect please call the Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300 or Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.Stay with 8News for more on this developing story.

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