(Updated at 3:30 p.m.) Expect significant police activity in the Ballston area following a pair of bank robberies.
The Citizens Bank at 4075 Wilson Blvd was the scene of an attempted robbery shortly after 2 p.m. The suspect ran off without cash after hopping the counter, per initial reports.
About 10-15 minutes later, a suspect matching the same description as the first successfully robbed the Bank of America directly in front of the Ballston Metro station.
The suspect remains at large and police are actively searching for him. Metro train traffic may also be disrupted as a result of the investigation.
So far no injuries have been reported. The man reportedly implied a weapon but none was seen.
The suspect is described as a short, middle aged Black male wearing a gray sweatsuit and carrying a plastic bag. The description differs from that of the taller, still-at-large suspect accused of robbing the Truist bank in Ballston last week.
Officers reportedly detained at least one or two people in the area matching the description of today’s robbery suspect, though it’s unclear whether either was determined to be the suspect.
Prior to last week, the last reported bank robbery in Arlington was in 2019.
POLICE ACTIVITY: No injuries have been reported. Preliminary investigation indicates a weapon was implied but not seen or displayed. Expect continued police presence in the area as the investigation continues.
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) May 9, 2022
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