Police search for Lynchburg bank robber after new attempt Saturday morning

Surveillance photo of Wards Road Bank of America robber in Lynchburg
Surveillance photo of Wards Road Bank of America robber in Lynchburg(Lynchburg Police)
Published: Aug. 6, 2021 at 4:46 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Lynchburg Police are searching for the same man after an attempted robbery at the Wells Fargo at 3408 Candlers Mountain Road Saturday morning.

No money was stolen.

EARLIER STORY: Lynchburg Police are looking for the man who robbed an employee at a bank Friday afternoon.

At 3:36 p.m. August 6, police were called to the Bank of America on Wards Road. A man had taken cash from an employee before running off.

Police say the robber is Black, in his late 50s to early 60s and 6′3″, and was wearing a mask, green shirt with a pocket on the left side, blue scrub-style pants, black necklace, pink band on his left wrist, orange on the soles of white/grey shoes, and a dark Army baseball hat.

Police are also looking for a green four-door sedan seen in the attached surveillance photos.

Anyone who may have captured video of the man on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Det. Davis at (434) 455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. You can enter an anonymous tip online at p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

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