FBI, Botetourt County authorities search for bank robbery suspect

Incident happened Nov. 7



The FBI is involved in the search for an armed robbery suspect.

The robbery happened on Nov. 7 at the Carter Bank and Trust on Blue Ridge Boulevard in Botetourt County.

The FBI released a wanted poster for the suspect, who they describe as a heavy-set Hispanic man, with tattoos on his face, facial hair and glasses.

The man was a passenger in a two-door silver Infinity with dark tinted windows, according to the FBI.

The man should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the FBI.


Authorities are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery in Botetourt County nearly two weeks ago.

According to deputies, a man walked into the Carter Bank and Trust in Botetourt County on Nov. 7 around 4:30 p.m., showed a gun and demanded money.

Authorities say the man then left the area in an Infiniti G35 silver sedan with an undisclosed amount of cash.


Deputies believe the driver of the getaway car was a woman with dark hair.

The suspect is described as a slightly heavy-set man between the ages of 30 and 40 who is between 5′8″ and 6″ tall. He possibly has a small tattoo under each eye.

Authorities say the suspects are both considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office at 540-473-8631.