Authorities Investigating Robbery at Hocking Valley Bank in The Plains

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THE PLAINS, Ohio — Deputies are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery in The Plains Wednesday afternoon.

A suspect allegedly entered the Hocking Valley Bank at 12:15 p.m. and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, according to a press release from Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith.

The Sheriff’s Office released pictures of what they believe are the suspect and the vehicle used to leave the scene on their Facebook page. Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 740.593.6633.

The FBI is assisting the Sheriff’s Office as the investigation continues.