Alleged Virginia Bank Robber Sought Near Harford

Maryland State Police say the man spends time in Baltimore and Harford counties.

A 52-year-old man who allegedly shot at law enforcement officers during a Virginia bank robbery is sought by Maryland State Police, the FBI and Virginia police.

James Whittlesey, a 5-foot-11 white male weighing about 235 pounds, may live in or frequently visit Baltimore and Harford counties, according to a release from state police.

Form the statement:

Officers from the Winchester Police Department have obtained an arrest warrant for Whittlesey, charging him with the attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer, robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The charges stem from the robbery of a bank in Winchester, VA, on the afternoon of Oct. 14.

Anyone who sees Whittlesey or knows of his location is urged to contactMaryland’s 24-hour TIPS Line at 1-800-492-TIPS. Callers may remain confidential.Whittlesey should be considered armed and dangerous.


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