Newport News police investigating credit union robbery

Newport News Police Department released surveillance footage showing the person investigators say robbed a 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union on March 20, 2017.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating the robbery of 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union, located at 12940 Warwick Blvd. 

Newport News Police Department spokeswoman Jamie Bastas told 13News Now the suspect walked into the credit union and robbed a customer before robbing the business itself. 

Once he had the money, the robber -- described as a black man 5'9"- 6'0", 30-40 years of age, medium build -- ran north on Warwick Blvd.

He was last seen wearing a green short-sleeve shirt with a white/yellow emblem, khaki pants, a long-sleeve black shirt, white shoes, black mask and pink gloves. He was armed with a black/chrome handgun. 

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No one was injured during the robbery. 

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