VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Virginia Beach police are investigating a bank robbery that happened around 10:08 a.m. Wednesday.
Officials say it happened at the Fulton Bank located at 3545 Dam Neck Road.
The suspect entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The man obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and ran.
Before the suspect exited the building, he left behind an object.
Police believed it was a suspicious package, and cordoned off the area. A bomb squad was called in. After investigating, officials have determined the object was not a threat.
Virginia Beach police tweeted the suspect was last seen headed southbound toward Princess Anne Road by the LongHorn Steakhouse at the Landstown Commons Shopping Center.
VBPD working armed bank robbery - Fulton Bank 3545 Dam Neck Rd Susp unknown race/male/approx 5'9" med build pic.twitter.com/RaEoF5ScA4— Virginia Beach PD (@VBPD) October 4, 2017
No injuries were reported.
Police described the suspect as a male of undetermined race, standing approximately 5'9" tall, with a medium build.
If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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