Man Robs Bank in Athens, Ohio

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Police are looking for the man who robbed the Chase Bank branch on East State Street in Athens Monday afternoon.

The armed robbery was reported just after 2:30 p.m.

Athens Police say the man, in his late 30’s to early 40’s, approached the teller demanding money.

He was last seen running east from the bank -- in a direction away from town.

The suspect was wearing a blue ball cap, sunglasses, a light tan shirt and jeans.

Police say the weapon seen in a surveillance photo appears to be a silver semi-automatic pistol.

Police are investigating whether nearby businesses' security cameras caught him running on East State Street.

The amount of money taken has not been released.

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