Police say a man was held at gunpoint during an ATM withdrawal in Vienna yesterday (Sunday), but the suspect fled without obtaining any money.
Fairfax County police called in the helicopter and K-9s in search of a would-be robber. Despite the search the suspect escaped, according to a press release from the Town of Vienna.
According to the press release:
The helicopter responded to assist Vienna officers with an attempted robbery that happened at the Wells Fargo Bank ATM on Maple Avenue around 5:45 a.m. A citizen was attempting to withdraw money from the ATM when a black male with a handgun confronted him. The male suspect, described as a black male, early 20’s, 6’1″, wearing all dark clothing, fled the area without obtaining any money.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vienna Police Department at 703-255-6366 or [email protected].
We have had questions about the helicopter over Vienna Sunday morning. The helicopter responded to assist Vienna officers with an attempted robbery that happened at the Wells Fargo Bank ATM on Maple Avenue around 5:45am. A pic with more information is attached to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/HhxWBrRSdE
— Vienna Police (@VPDVA) April 29, 2019
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