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    Clarendon Bank Robbed by Nonchalant Thief

    Arlington County Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank in the busy Clarendon neighborhood, then ran off, leaving some of the cash behind. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015)

    A man robbed a bank in a busy section of Arlington, Virginia, Wednesday morning, dropping some of the money outside the bank as he left the scene. 

    The man walked into the TD Bank in Clarendon and handed the teller a note that implied he had a weapon, Arlington County Police said.

    Photos taken from the bank's security camera show the man grabbing money from the teller while holding a blue and black bag. In one picture, he appears to yawn. 

    Police say the suspect walked out of the bank, dropping money onto the sidewalk. He then walked into an adjacent neighborhood.

    "He was in a hurry, obviously, to leave the scene," Dustin Sternbeck of Arlington County Police said.

    A witness who didn't know the bank had just been robbed told the he dropped something.

    "You can have it," he told the witness.

    If you recognize the man in the surveillance photos, you can call the Crime Solvers line at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).