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Man Robs United Bank on Chain Bridge

UPDATE: Police release composite sketch of suspect.

An employee of the United Bank, located at 1320 Old Chain Bridge Road, was robbed on Wednesday, January 6 Fairfax County Police say.

The victim, a 49-year-old man, was working behind the counter when a man entered the bank wearing a mask; he displayed a handgun and demanded money. 010810bankrobsuspectThe victim relinquished an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot toward Dolley Madison Boulevard.

The suspect was described as black, between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall and 200 pounds. He wore a red sweat shirt and blue pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131