Police use GPS device to track down bank robbery suspect

Raymond Melvin was arrested for a bank robbery. (Woodbridge Police Department)

Woodbridge Police have tracked down a man that robbed a bank on Amity Road Friday morning with the help of a tracking device.

At around 9 a.m. police responded to the TD Bank North for the report of a robbery.

Employees said that black male wearing a mask and gloves displayed a handgun and demanded cash.

They gave him an undisclosed amount of money, which contained a TD Bank North GPS tracking device.

Police found a Red Volkswagen Golf on Andrew Lane in Orange around 9:05 a.m.

The driver was Raymond Melvin, who fled the area on foot.

Schools in the area were placed on lockdown by the Orange Police Department.

At around 10:45 a.m., Melvin was found hiding in a garbage can at a home on Cummings Drive in Orange. Police arrested Melvin on the scene.

Melvin will be in court on October 11.

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