Crime & Courts

CMPD looking for Independence Boulevard bank robber

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the man who robbed a SunTrust bank branch Friday morning on Independence Boulevard.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the man approached a bank employee, demanded money and left on foot once he had the cash.

The suspect was last seen wearing a long-sleeve plaid shirt, white working gloves and a hospital mask, police said.

Anyone with information should call the FBI Charlotte at 704-672-6100 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Hilary Trenda