Ashland Police seek bank robbery suspect

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.

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