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Posted on: June 17, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 'Chin-Strap Hat' PNC Bank Robber Arrested


Updated Release June 17, 2015:

Norfolk Police Detectives have made an arrest in the PNC Bank Robbery that occurred on May 29, 2015.

25-year-old John P. Stevens of the 4400 block of Dunning Road was arrested today and charged with one count each of:
• Robbery
• Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony
• Entering a Bank Armed with Intent to Commit a Larceny
• Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

Stevens is currently held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.

Previous Release May 29, 2015:

Shortly after 10:00 A.M. this morning, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a commercial robbery alarm from the PNC Bank located at 870 N. Military Highway.

Upon arrival, police confirmed with bank employees that a man just robbed the bank. The preliminary investigation revealed that the man entered the bank, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The man fled the scene prior to police arrival.

The suspect is described as a dark skin black man, 5”5 to 5”7, medium build, wearing a solid colored chin-strap hat, long sleeve tan shirt, and dark pants. The suspect is also described as having a “chin strap” style beard.

Norfolk Robbery Detectives are actively investigating this incident. If you recognize the man in these photos you are encouraged to contact the Norfolk Police Robbery Division at 664-7032, or the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

You could qualify for a reward of up to $1000 if your information leads to an arrest.

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