Athens Police Investigating Bank Robbery

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Update 5:25 p.m.

Citizens bank robbery suspectAthens Police are searching for a bank robbery suspect.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the Citizens Bank on Stimson Avenue around 11:15 a.m. Thursday morning.

Police say the suspect jumped the counter and threatened employees with a handgun. The suspect ran away with an undetermined amount of money.

Investigators say video footage from the area shows a possible suspect vehicle as a dark colored 2007-2011 Nissan Versa.

The suspect is believed to be a white male and was wearing a red or pink hat and what appeared to be a skin tight light tan mask with dark glasses and a dark colored jacket with a red color. He appears to also have on gloves with some sort of design on the back of the hand.

Anyone with information concerning this robbery can call Lt. Jeff McCall at the Athens Police Department at (740) 592-3315 or (740) 592-3313.

Athens Police are investigating a report of a bank robbery at the Citizen’s bank on Stimson Avenue.

According to an alert sent out by police the suspect is described as wearing a mask, pink ball cap, sunglasses and a dark blue jacket.

He’s 5 feet 6 inches tall with the back of his head shaved, and was caring a zipper bank bag. He may have gotten into a dark colored sedan.

Police say he’s armed and ask anyone who sees the suspect to call 911.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.