Woman arrested for Sandston bank robbery

Posted at 4:18 PM, Mar 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-23 09:38:42-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The woman arrested for robbing the Citizens & Farmers Bank in eastern Henrico County Thursday morning was identified by police as 40-year-old Tara Denise Branche, of Richmond.

"[Branche] entered the business passed a note and a demanded money. No weapon was displayed. The victim complied, and the female left with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency," Henrico Police spokesperson Lt. Chris Garrett said. "Shortly afterward, officers stopped a vehicle at Nine Mile Road and Dakar Drive where a female was detained and subsequently arrested for this incident."

Henrico Police were called to the East Williamsburg Road bank at about 11:45 a.m.

Branche was charged with robbery and booked at the Henrico County Jail.

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