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NEWS RELEASE
MAY 1, 2009 #09-022
8:30 P.M. DONALDSON

Alexandria Police Investigate Bank Robbery at BB&T Bank Located on South Van Dorn Street

Alexandria Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today at the BB&T bank, located at 233 South Van Dorn Street.  Around 5:20 P.M., a man walked into the bank, approached the teller and implied he had a handgun.  The suspect demanded money, took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank.  No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and unshaven.  He was wearing light colored pants, a long black t-shirt, a dark colored Chicago White Sox baseball hat with the word Sox in white lettering displayed vertically and white tennis shoes. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4444 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703.838.4858.  Detectives would like to remind witnesses that they can remain anonymous.