FBI believes Wells Fargo robbery in Chesapeake linked to 11 others in the region

The FBI and the Chesapeake and Virginia Beach police departments are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed the Wells Fargo at 672 N. Battlefield Boulevard Friday morning.

The men are believed to be connected to 11 other robberies in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake.

On Friday the two, wearing dark clothing and covering their faces, entered the Wells Fargo with handguns and demanded money before running out of the bank.

The unknown men are described as possibly Caucasian, Hispanic or light-skinned African American males, late 20’s to mid 30’s, 5’6 to 5’10, approximately 170 lbs.

The previous robberies the men are believed to be connected to are:

01/11/2011      Bank of America, 3333 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach

11/04/2011      Bank of America, 3333 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach

04/13/2012      BB&T, 1300 North Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach

05/09/2012      Bank of America, 1125 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach

09/18/2012      Bank of America, 4616 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach

01/15/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 5284 Providence Road, Virginia Beach

05/10/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 5284 Providence Road, Virginia Beach

08/07/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 2677 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach

01/11/2012      Wells Fargo Bank, 111 Gainsborough Square, Chesapeake

03/19/2012      BB&T, 825 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake

10/23/2013      Wells Fargo Bank, 821 N. Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake

Anyone with information regarding one or more of these bank robberies or the suspects involved should call the Norfolk FBI Office at (757) 455-0100. Members of the public should consider the subjects armed and extremely dangerous, and should not attempt to approach or apprehend them.

A combined reward of up to $25,000 is being offered by the FBI and the financial industry for information leading directly to the arrest and conviction of the individuals responsible for these robberies.

 

 

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