No injuries in Matthews bank robbery
07/11/2014 7:23 AM
07/11/2014 10:35 AM
Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Thursday afternoon in Matthews.
No injuries were reported in the robbery, which occurred shortly before 4 p.m. at the SunTrust branch in the 300 block of West John Street. That is about halfway between Matthews Township Parkway and the downtown Matthews business district.
Police say a masked man entered the bank and displayed a handgun. The suspect ran off with the money toward Irwin Lane and Main Street.
The suspect is described as a black male who was wearing a dark gray Champion hoodie with an orange traffic vest over it. He also was wearing blue jeans, white Nike sneakers with a black swoosh and dark sunglasses.
Police ask that anyone with information in the case contact Matthews detectives at 704-847-5555.
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