Downtown bank robbed Thursday

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 27, 2005

Police are searching for the man who robbed the Bank of America in downtown Suffolk Thursday morning.

The robbery happened around 11:05 a.m., when he went into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money, said Lt. Debbie George, spokeswoman for the Suffolk Police Department. He did not display a weapon, she said.

The suspect escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, George said.

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No one was hurt during the incident, she added.

The suspect was in his early 20s, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and between 150 and 160 pounds with a thin build. He was wearing a dark jacket, dark pants and a beanie hat.

Police are asking that anyone with information to call the Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.