Ashland Police seek bank robbery suspect

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 12:54 pm

Ashland Police are seeking this man, who they say robbed the Ashland BB&T branch.

Ashland Police are seeking this man, who they say robbed the Ashland BB&T branch.

Ashland Police are seeking a man they say robbed the Ashland BB&T location Monday.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m. Nov. 18, Ashland Police responded to the 700 block of England Street for a robbery which had just occurred. According to Lt. James Shelhorse of the APD, a male subject entered the bank and presented a note to the teller demanding money. The subject never displayed a weapon and fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no injuries or further incident inside the bank.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6-feet tall and weighing between 200 and 230 pounds. The suspect has a tattoo on his neck, and was wearing dark clothing, a backpack, a white hat and sunglasses.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Ashland Police Department at (804) 798-1227 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.  Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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