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Roanoke Police Department Identifies and Obtains Warrants for Bank Robbery Suspect

Roanoke, VA- The Roanoke Police Department has identified and obtained warrants for a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred on September 18, 2012, at the Suntrust Bank located in the 3400 block of Williamson Road.

Warrants for robbery and a probation violation have been obtained for Richard Henry Ames, III, age 23.  Mr. Ames was last seen in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.  Law enforcement officers in that area located Mr.

Ames, however he was able to elude authorities.  If you have information regarding his whereabouts call 911 immediately.

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Roanoke Police Department Seeks Suspect in Bank Robbery

Roanoke, VA- The Roanoke Police Department is seeking a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred on September 18, 2012.  Officers responded at 12:02 p.m. to Suntrust Bank located in the 3400 block of Williamson Road.  The suspect entered the bank, showed a note, and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.  No one was hurt.  The suspect did not show a weapon.  No arrests have been made.  The suspect is described as a black male, approximately six feet tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds.  Anyone with information regarding the identity and/or whereabouts of the suspect should call the Roanoke Police Department at (540) 853-5959 or Crime Line at (540) 344-8500.  Crime Line may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to an arrest in a crime.

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