Man arrested for Forest Hill bank 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This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.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. — A Richmond man was arrested two days after police said he robbed a bank on Forest Hill Avenue. Robert A. Wallace, 44, of Pilkington Street, was arrested October 5.

“At around 3:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, police were called for a commercial robbery which occurred at the Wells Fargo at 7119 Forest Hill Avenue,” a Richmond Police spokesperson said. ” The suspect entered the bank and after pacing around the lobby for a few minutes, approached a teller with a note demanding money. The teller complied and handed the suspect a plastic bag with cash. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.”

Tips received through Crime Stoppers and social media led police to Wallace.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.