Roanoke police have arrested a man they believe was involved in the robbery of a BB&T bank in southwest Roanoke on Friday, according to a social media post by the agency Saturday.

Michael Colasanti, 47, of Tennessee, has been identified as the suspect in the bank robbery that occurred on the 2000 block of Colonial Avenue Southwest, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

He was arrested overnight and charged with robbery and a bomb threat.

Previous information disclosed by police stated that a man entered the bank with his face covered and announced his intention to rob the institution. The man then left on foot with money, Roanoke Police Spokeswoman Caitlyn Cline previously said.

Police stated on social media Saturday that the investigation is ongoing and that anyone with information is asked to call the agency at 853-2212.

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