Sept. 19, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating a robbery to the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 9601 Amberdale Drive.
At about 9:51 a.m. today, a man entered the bank, passed a note to the clerk demanding money and displayed a handgun. Upon receiving cash, the suspect fled. No one was injured during the robbery.
Responding officers located a suspect vehicle and pursued the vehicle. The pursuit continued into Richmond, where officers lost sight of the vehicle. A short time later, Virginia State Police located the vehicle in the city and the pursuit continued. The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle crashed on Interstate 64 west in Henrico County.
At this point, the investigation indicates that the vehicle occupant who died at the scene of the crash is the suspect who entered the bank.
Chesterfield police have obtained warrants for the second vehicle occupant, who was identified as Dorell Taylor Jr., 27, for conspiracy to commit a felony, robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Taylor, of the 1400 block of German School Road in Richmond, remains in police custody at an area hospital.
Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.