3/26 UPDATE – Bank Robber Arrested – Bank robberies this morning on Shore Drive about 1030

The bank robber from yesterday’s robbery and attempted robbery of 2 Shore Drive banks has been arrested.  Click here to read more from the Virginian-Pilot  http://hamptonroads.com/2014/03/police-charge-man-va-beach-bank-robbery-attempt

The tips and detective work led police to the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Police said they charged Frederick Charles Witt, 57, of the 1000 block of West Ocean View Ave., with attempted robbery and robbery. He is being held without bond in the city jail.

 

More at Pilotonline.com.

A man robbed the Wells Fargo on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (Courtesy of Virginia Beach Police)

A man robbed the Wells Fargo on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (Courtesy of Virginia Beach Police)

The second incident was reported about 10:30 a.m. at the Wells Fargo at 2821 Shore Drive, according to a police spokesman. The man who robbed that bank bore a resemblance in a surveillance photo to the man in the BB&T incident.

He walked in, made demands of the teller, got money and left the bank.

No injuries were reported in either incident.

Both men were described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 30 to 40 years old, with dark hair and facial hair, including a mustache. They both wore a distinctive hat and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information can call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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