Henrico County VA

Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect

Henrico Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the subject responsible for robbing a Wachovia Bank located at 7101 W. Broad Street Dec. 13.

At approximately 4:56 p.m. yesterday, the suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the victim teller after making specific threats. As she complied, the subject demanded money from a second teller. He fled the bank in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a light complexion white male, approximately 6 foot 5, 160 to 170 pounds. He was in need of a shave and had a loud voice. The suspect was last seen wearing dark sunglasses, blue jeans, a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray Nike sneakers with a red stripe and black gloves.

Anyone with information regarding this bank robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or Henrico Police at 501-5000.

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Riders to pass through county on East Coast Greenway tour
From October 4-9, 35 cyclists will be riding through Henrico County as part of a 325-mile tour of the East Coast Greenway (ECG) route from Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Raleigh, NC.

A 2,900-mile trail route that extends from the Canadian border at Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida, The East Coast Greenway is heading into its 25th year. The Week A Year (WAY) Tour is an annual ride and fundraiser that has been working its way south since the first WAY Tour launched from Calais, Maine in 2011. Riders cover a different section of the Greenway each year and are on target to complete the route in Key West in 2019. > Read more.

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When Amanda Spiller of Henrico saw that she’d won the $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery’s $100 Million Cash Extravaganza game, it didn’t immediately sink in.

“I was in shock. . . complete shock,” she said. “I had to double and triple check.”

She bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 2750 Hungary Spring Road in Henrico. She had the choice of taking the full $1 million prize over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $681,000 before taxes. She chose the cash option. The store received a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling the winning ticket. > Read more.

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