The Winchester Police Department is investigating an armed bank robbery that happened just before 1 p.m. on September 18th at United Bank on Valley Avenue. The suspect walked into the bank, displayed a gun, and demanded money. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen heading east on foot. A police canine tracked a scent behind Wards Plaza to Hope Drive where the track ended.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20′s, around 5′ 10″ tall, 180 lbs., wearing khaki shorts, a gray fleece jacket, a white hat, and a white handkerchief covering his face.
There were four employees in the bank during the robbery. No one was injured.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Solvers HOTLINE at 540-665-TIPS.