Man Arrested Following Attempted Bank Robbery

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 03:07

The Winchester Police Department received a call Friday just before 12:30 for an attempted bank robbery at United Bank on Berryville Avenue.  When units arrived on scene they were told a suspect left the area on foot.  Officers searched the area around United Bank for the male.  A suspect was detained at the corner of National Avenue and Raleigh Court and was taken in for questioning just before 2 p.m.  John Matthew Jenkins, 28, of Stephens City was arrested and charged with attempted robbery.
Winchester Sheriff’s Deputies, Frederick County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Frederick County K-9 Unit assisted in the search.