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Capital One Branch Robbed on Columbia Pike

Suspect in the robbery of a Capital One branch on Columbia Pike (photo courtesy ACPD)Arlington County Police and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a bank on Columbia Pike Friday evening.

The Capital One branch on the 3500 block of Columbia Pike was robbed around 5:40 p.m. A suspect approached a teller, implied a weapon and demanded money. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

“The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’5” to 5’8” tall, with a medium build and wearing all dark clothing,” police said in a press release.

“If anyone has information on the identity and/or whereabouts of this individual, please contact Detective P. Mulvaney of the Arlington County Homicide/Robbery Unit at (703) 228-4239 or [email protected],” police said. “Anonymous tips can also be provided through the Arlington County Crime Solvers Hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).”

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