WOODBRIDGE (FOX 5 DC) - Entry into a Prince William County high school is being restricted while police respond to a bank robbery nearby.
Officers say a man entered the Union Bank on Smoketown Road in Woodbridge around 9:30 a.m. and demanded money. Police say no weapons were seen and that the man fled on foot.
Bank Robbery | #Woodbridge: A black male, 40 years of age, 6'00", wearing a beige/brown jacket, blue jeans, and an orange cloth in his pocket entered the United Bank at 13870 Smoketown Rd and demanded money before fleeing bank on foot. No weapons were seen. pic.twitter.com/TJhCQTerFr— Prince William PD (@PWCPolice) December 14, 2018
As a precaution, Gar-Field High School has been placed under a ‘precautionary secure’ status. Authorities say all are safe but entry into the building is restricted.
No injuries have been reported.
Police describe the suspect as a 40-year-old black male, 6-feet-tall, wearing a beige or brown jacket, blue jeans, and an orange cloth in his pocket.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.
Gar-Field High School is in precautionary secure the building status due to reported police activity in the area. All are safe, but entry is restricted. Stay tuned for updates.— PWCS (@PWCSNews) December 14, 2018