Saturday, February 24, 2024

This Yorktown bank was robbed Tuesday

Authorities said the Old Point National Bank branch in the 200 block of Kiln Creek Parkway in Yorktown was robbed Tuesday morning.

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s deputies were alerted at 9:50 a.m. to the incident, according to the sheriff’s office.

The suspect, a man, “did not display a weapon but implied that he had one,” according to a YPSO Facebook post.

The suspect was described as about 5-foot-9 wearing a dark blue or black suit with a white hat and wearing a white mask.

He escaped the bank in an “unknown direction,” the sheriff’s office said, adding the suspect got away with cash.

No other information about the incident was immediately released.

Authorities are asking anyone who may have seen anything in the area or have information about the incident to call 911 or the sheriff’s office’s tip line, 757-890-4999.

Tipsters can also call the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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