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Posted on: September 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Police Make Arrest in Robbery at Atlantic Union Bank

James Washington

On Sept. 17, 2020, at approximately 12:20 p.m., officers were called to the Atlantic Union Bank located at 5125 John Tyler Highway to a robbery. The suspect told the teller that he had a gun and demanded money. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.


There were no injuries.


Virginia State Police K9 and Newport News K9 assisted JCCPD with searching the area.


The investigation would identify the offender as James Washington, 58-years-old of Richmond, VA. Police obtained a warrant for armed robbery for Washington in March of this year.


James Washington was arrested by Richmond Police Department on Sept. 7 and is currently being held at Richmond City Jail.


If you have additional information about this incident, please contact Investigator Logan English at 757-603-6033 or or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips online at Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 if the information provided leads to an arrest.

Media Contact:

Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson


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