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Suspected robber, getaway driver arrested in Chesterfield bank heist

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Posted at 4:41 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 16:44:20-04
Corey L. Adams and Dwayne L. Stewart Jr.

Corey L. Adams and Dwayne L. Stewart Jr.

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Police have arrested the man who allegedly robbed a Chesterfield County bank last month along with his alleged getaway driver.

Police said 34-year-old Corey L. Adams walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 13241 Rivers Bend Boulevard and handed a teller a note demanding money on Friday, April 14.

Police said once the suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash, he ran off on foot. Police then said Adams got into a waiting vehicle driven by 35-year-old Dwayne L. Stewart Jr.

No one was injured in the robbery.

Adams, of the 700 block of Sunset Avenue in Petersburg, was arrested Wednesday on a robbery warrant and is being held without bond at Riverside Regional Jail.

Stewart, of the 2200 block of County Drive in Petersburg, was arrested Thursday on a conspiracy to commit robbery warrant and is being held without bond at the Chesterfield County Jail.