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Jury recommends 38 years in prison for Henrico bank robber

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Posted at 9:52 PM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 21:54:37-04

Ahmad Griggs

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A Glen Allen man accused of robbing a Henrico Wells Fargo bank in September 2016 was convicted by a jury Tuesday.

Ahmad Jamal Griggs was convicted of armed robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The robbery occurred on September 24, 2016 at the Wells Fargo bank in the 5600 block of Brook Road.

Ahmad Griggs

Police said the 40-year-old approached the teller, pulled out a handgun and demanded cash. No one was injured during the bank robbery.

A jury recommended that Griggs is sentenced for 38 years in prison.