Police Make an Arrest in a Martinsville Bank Robbery

Martinsville, VA - Martinsville Police have made an arrest Saturday after a bank robbery at the BB&T bank late Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to the bank robbery, at the corner East Church Street and Ellsworth around 5 p.m. Friday. The alleged robber gave a note to the teller, indicating a robbery. The teller complied, and the suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police arrested Sylvester Lenwood Riggins Saturday for the robbery.

Riggins is currently being held in the Martinsville City Jail.