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Posted at 2:44 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Bank robbery in Mount Vernon

By Elizabeth Flock

A bank robbery occurred at a Mount Vernon Wachovia Bank Tuesday morning, according to authorities.  

A man entered the bank at 7706 Richmond Highway in Hybla Valley around 10:50 a.m. and passed a note to a teller, according to police. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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<span class="blog_caption">The suspect. (Fairfax Police)</span></div>

Police described the suspect as a black male in his 30s, wearing a black coat with blue jeans. He was around 6 feet tall and has a thin build, police said. Police released a surveillance image of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477 or Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

By Elizabeth Flock  | January 19, 2011; 2:44 PM ET
Categories:  Fairfax  
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Comments

Classic!

Posted by: igotstripes | January 19, 2011 3:39 PM | Report abuse

Could you please print the image of the suspect?

Posted by: 10bestfan | January 19, 2011 3:50 PM | Report abuse

Description really narrows it down. Banks should have cameras all over the place - hidden & visible. So many of these idiots don't even bother with a disguise.

They get 99% of bank robbers. It's a sucker's game. Get a job.

Posted by: TaxiDriver | January 19, 2011 6:10 PM | Report abuse

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