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Virginia bank robber may be in Letcher Co.




GREEN IS 47.

GREEN IS 47.

Police say a man who robbed a Virginia bank at gunpoint could be in hiding in Letcher County.

Wise County Sheriff R.D. Oakes said Ronald David Green, 47, of C&C Trailer Park in Wise, Va., entered New People’s Bank in Norton, Va., at 5:55 p.m. on Dec. 9 wearing a blue surgical mask, sunglasses, a hooded sweatshirt and dark clothing. Oakes said Green, who was armed with a gun, took a large amount of money from the bank and rode away from the bank parking lot on a bicycle. Police later found the bicycle, but Green is still on the loose. Oakes said a warrant has been issued for Green’s arrest.

Lt. Brian Damron of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department said Green was seen in Flat Gap on Highway 932 on Dec. 12. Letcher County sheriff ’s deputies and the Virginia State Police tried to find Green in Flat Gap on Monday, but after several hours the search was called off.

Damron said Green has family ties in Isom. Green is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Green is asked to call the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department at 606- 633- 2293, Kentucky State Police at 606- 435- 6069, Virginia State Police at 276- 328- 0198 or Wise County Sheriff ’s Department at 276-328-3566.


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