NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police have identified and arrested the suspect they say robbed a credit union in Newport News last week.

Investigators said they received the call of the robbery at 1:52 p.m. Thursday for the BayPort Credit Union located in the 3700 block of Huntington Avenue, not far from Newport News Shipbuilding.

Police said the suspect, later identified as 27-year-old Marrio D'Rontrell Ashlock, entered the credit union and passed a note demanding cash. After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled south on Huntington Avenue. No weapon was displayed.

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A Newport News Sheriff's deputy and K-9 Cooper assist Newport News Police at the scene of a robbery at BayPort Credit Union on Thursday afternoon.

On Monday night, Ashlock was taken into custody and charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Shoplift/altering price - larceny (less than $200), 3rd offense
  • Firearm - use in commission of a felony, 1st offense
  • Failure to appear - on felony offense