NEW: Police Catch Bank Robbery Suspect

Posted: August 1, 2014

HARRISONBURG — Deputies arrested a man today in connection with Tuesday's robbery at Carter Bank and Trust in Weyers Cave.

According to a news release from the Augusta County Sheriff's Office, Aaron B. Rummel, 31, of Weyers Cave, was taken into custody without incident.

He is charged with armed robbery and is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail in Verona. The circumstances of his arrest could not be immediately confirmed.

Police say Rummel entered the bank at 81 Franklin St. at about 3 p.m. Sgt. Brian Jenkins previously said that the suspect delivered a "threat of a weapon, but none was displayed" during the robbery.

The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.



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