Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Alexandria

Mount Vernon Police District – Officers responded to a bank robbery at the United Bank located at 7901 Richmond Highway on Tuesday, August 9 at around 2:19 p.m. A man entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and there were no injuries. The suspect was described as black, 35 to 40 years old, wearing a red hat, a blue shirt and dark blue pants.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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