Published Thu, Sep 20, 2012 2:23 pm Dateline
Updated Fri, Sep 21, 2012 7:48 am
UPDATE 9/21/12 7:43 A.M. Nelsonville Police are continuing to investigate an armed bank robbery.
Athens County sheriff's deputies are investigating a bank robbery at this hour after an armed suspect fled the Nelsonville Citizens Bank earlier this afternoon.
Sheriff Pat Kelly says his officers are on the scene of the robbery on September Street, which was reported around 1:45 p.m.
No word if any money was taken.
Kelly says the suspect was last seen with a handgun and is considered a threat to the public's safety.
WOUB News will update as details become available.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the sheriff's department at 740-593-6633.