Attempted Armed Robbery Under Investigation
The Winchester Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened at 2082 South Pleasant Valley Road. Around 9:15 p.m. on July 19, officers were called to BB&T. A female was making a night deposit at the bank when a white male wearing a ski mask approached her and demanded money. People in the area who witnessed the incident began yelling at the male. Thatís when he left the scene in a silver Nissan Altima driven by a female with blonde hair. The car was seen heading North on Pleasant Valley Road. The male suspect is described as around 25 years-old and was wearing a black t-shirt and black hat. He did not get away with any money.
If you have any information on this case please contact the Winchester Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 540-545-4704 or Crime Solvers at 540-665-TIPS (8477).
The Winchester Police Department will release additional information on this incident as it becomes available.
This press release was prepared by Lauren Cummings, Police Community Relations/Crime Prevention Specialist. (540) 545-7548 (office) Lcummings@ci.winchester.va.us
Posted 7-22-2013 - Click Here to return to the main Press Release page.