Police arrest man accused of burning car, woman still missing

Man in tan baseball cap wanted in Forest Hill Wells Fargo robbery

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RICHMOND, Va. — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in a Wells Fargo robbery in Richmond’s Forest Hill neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Police said around 3:25 p.m. officers were called to the Wells Fargo, located at 7119 Forest Hill Avenue, for a bank robbery.

“The suspect entered the bank and after pacing around the lobby for a few minutes, approached a teller with a note demanding money,” said a Richmond Police spokesperson. “The teller complied and handed the suspect a plastic bag with cash. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.”

The suspect is described as a white male in his late-30s to early-40s, with a thin build, 5’6” to 5’9” tall and a short, light brown beard.

At the time of the robbery is was seen wearing a tan baseball hat with a red patch, a dark necklace with light-colored shells, a dark-colored pullover sweater with a zipper, a dark polo with white stripes underneath, blue denim jeans, and white sneakers with a dark stripe, and sunglasses.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Third Precinct Detective Ryan Nixon at (804) 646-1165 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at http://www.7801000.com. Both Crime Stoppers contacts are anonymous.