Police Investigate Commercial Bank Robbery in Leesburg

Leesburg, VA – The Leesburg Police Department Criminal Investigations Section (CIS) is investigating a commercial bank robbery that occurred late this afternoon at the Truist Bank in Battlefield Shopping Center, Leesburg, Virginia.

On October 2, 2023, at approximately 3:32 PM, Leesburg Police Dispatchers were called in reference to a bank robbery at 1007 Edwards Ferry Road NE in Leesburg, VA. The suspect entered the business, demanded cash via a written note, and fled the scene after obtaining cash from the business. The suspect is described as an African American male, 25-35 years of age, approximately 5’8, medium build, 145 pounds, and wearing a blue surgical mask. The suspect remains at large.

There was a significant police presence due to the nature of the crime and search efforts to locate the suspect. The Leesburg Police Department would like to thank the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the Virginia State Police, and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.

The incident remains under investigation by the Leesburg Police Department Criminal Investigation Section. Anyone who has not already spoken with law enforcement and has information about this incident is asked to contact Detective M. Kadric at 703-771-4500 or mkadric@leesburgva.gov.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent using TIPSUBMIT via text. Text 274637 (CRIMES) and begin your message with LPDTIP

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