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Photo: Roanoke PD

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UPDATE Nov. 24: Roanoke Police said tonight that suspect David Stafford has been arrested without incident

Previously:  Roanoke Police have released the name of the man suspected of robbing the Pinnacle Bank last week in Grandin Village. They say 41-year-old David Stafford of Roanoke has not been located. Police ask anyone with information to contact them.

NEWS RELEASE: The Roanoke Police Department has identified the male suspect involved in this incident. David Stafford, 41 of Roanoke, has been charged with robbery. He has not been located at this time. Anyone with information about his location is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Please reference case 19-123194. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

PREVIOUS: Through the course of the investigation, Roanoke Police working with the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office learned that the male suspect involved in the bank robbery had a female accomplice. Roanoke Police identified, located and arrested Jessica Huffmyer, 35 of Roanoke. She is charged with robbery. We are still searching for the male suspect involved in this incident. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Please reference case 19-123194. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

PREVIOUS: Roanoke Police are looking for an armed man who held up a Grandin Village bank today. Police say he walked into the Pinnacle Bank on Grandin Road, displayed a firearm and demanded money before taking off with the cash. The holdup led to a temporary tightening of security at four nearby Roanoke City schools.

NEWS RELEASE: On November 18, 2019 at around 1:15 pm, Roanoke Police responded to a reported bank robbery in the 1300 block of Grandin Rd SW. Officers did not locate a suspect on scene. Witnesses stated an adult male came into the bank, displayed a firearm and demanded money. He stole an undisclosed amount of currency. No one was injured regarding this incident. At this time, no one has been arrested regarding this incident. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Please reference case number 19-123194. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

PREVIOUS: Four Roanoke City schools went into “hold and secure” measures in the immediate aftermath of a bank robbery today in the heart of Grandin Village. The holdup was reported around 1:15 at the Pinnacle Bank near the Roanoke Coop market on Grandin Road. In response, Virginia Heights Elementary, Wasena Elementary, Woodrow Wilson Middle School, and Patrick Henry High School took precautionary procedures to keep anyone from entering or leaving those schools. The”hold and secure” has since been released, and students are now able to head home.