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FBI, police investigate Va. bank robberies

Wednesday - 5/2/2012, 1:43pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - The FBI says four recent bank robberies in Sussex and Chesterfield counties appear to have been committed by the same suspects.

The first robbery occurred March 27 at the Bank of Southside Virginia in Jarratt. It was followed by robberies at the Central Virginia Bank in Midlothian on April 3, the BB&T in Wakefield on April 19 and the Bank of Southside Virginia in Stony Creek on April 23.

One armed man help up the first two banks. Two armed men robbed the other banks.

The robberies are being investigated by the FBI, the Sussex County Sheriff's Office and the Chesterfield County Police Department.

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