Norfolk Police say a robbery occurred at the BB&T bank located at 2222 East Little Creek Road at 9:30 a.m.
Police say the female victim was approached while walking to make a deposit at the bank.
A man, later identified as 26-year-old Dion Anthony Taylor, stole the woman’s purse before fleeing in the direction of St. Pius X School.
No weapon was involved in the incident.
The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution while police searched nearby for Taylor.
He was found on school property and he was apprehended and taken into custody without further incident.
He has been charged with one count of robbery.