Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Wells Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested Over the Weekend

(Courtesy of York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office)

YORK COUNTY — The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office (YPSO) announced Saturday that the suspect in the June 17 Wells Fargo Bank Robbery was found and arrested.

Investigators arrested John Robert Runnebohm on August 5 for the bank robbery at the Wells Fargo on 820 E. Rochambeau Drive, according to a social media post.

The 65-year-old Newport News resident was arrested without incident after a tipe that he was sitting inside a McDonald’s Restaurant in the 26000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Newport News.

Following the arrest, Runnebohm was taken to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.

For more updates from YPSO, please check out its Facebook page or visit the Sherriff’s Office website.

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