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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a serial bank robber dubbed the “Soul Patch Bandit” by the FBI.

Investigators believe the suspect struck again Monday at approximately 12:23 p.m.

Colonial Heights Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Union First Mark Bank inside of Martin’s located at 3107 Boulevard.

“Soul Patch Bandit”

“Soul Patch Bandit”

An employee reported the suspect walked up to the counter and passed a note demanding money and advising he had a gun.

After receiving the cash the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his twenties, approximately 6’ 1’’ to 6’ 2’’ tall, with a slim build, and a thin mustache, beard, and goatee.

The “Soul Patch Bandit” was seen wearing a black and red cap, a dark hoodie (blue or black), black rimmed glasses, and a watch with a brown band.

The Colonial Heights Police Department and the FBI believe the suspect is possibly responsible for three recent bank robberies in the Richmond area.

If you have any information on this crime contact the Chesterfeid/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0600 or the Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300.

3107 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834