Bank in Orleans robbed at gunpoint

in Newport/News/Orleans

ORLEANS — A bank was robbed at gunpoint in Orleans this afternoon.

Police responded to the North Country Federal Credit Union on Main Street at around 3:00 p.m.

A man dressed in dark clothing was reported to have robbed the credit union, during which time he displayed a firearm.

The man was seen leaving the bank on foot on Maple Street before stealing a bicycle and then being picked up by a vehicle on River Road.

The getaway vehicle continued north on River Road.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’5”-5’6”, with a slender build.

Police say an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Derby Barracks at 802-334-8881.

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