Hampton Police investigating robbery of 1st Advantage Credit Union

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(Photo: Hampton PD)

(Photo: Hampton PD)

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred late Wednesday afternoon.

Shortly before 5 p.m., officers responded to the 1st Advantage Credit Union in the 5300 block of West Mercury Boulevard.

According to police, the suspect walked into the bank and gave the teller a note demanding money. Police say the suspect was armed.

After receiving the money, he left the bank and ran away in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-30s, wearing a green colored knit cap, eyeglasses with long brown hair covering his face, a brown jacket, and blue jeans.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.