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Bank robbery suspect last seen driving away in silver Mercedes

Posted at 4:06 PM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 16:06:23-05

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — Authorities in Hanover County are searching for a man who robbed a bank in the Hanover Village shopping center Friday afternoon.

It happened at the Citizens and Farmers Bank in the 7000 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike just after 1:15 p.m.

Sgt. James R. Cooper, public information officer for the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, said the suspect walked up to a teller, pulled out a note saying he was armed and demanded money.

Cooper said the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last spotted fleeing in a silver Mercedes headed eastbound on Mechanicsville Turnpike.

The suspect, who is described as a black male, was last seen wearing a tan colored hat, black t-shirt with white sleeves underneath, dark-colored cargo shorts and black and white tennis shoes.

If you have information that could help investigators, call the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Hanover bank robbery suspect

Hanover bank robbery suspect