City National Bank in East River Plaza in Mercer County was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon.
A bank robbery happened at City National Bank at East River Plaza on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at around 1:30 p.m. According to Mercer County Sheriff Don Meadows, investigators believe the suspect came through the woods to get to the bank. Deputies said that he showed the teller a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money, which he put into a backpack and ran off.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies said that the suspect left the bank and jumped a guard rail back into the woods. The suspect is a man who was wearing a black ski-mask, green hooded sweatshirt and camouflage pants. Deputies were still searching for the suspect at around 4 p.m. The Sheriff said that the suspect may have had a car waiting in a nearby residential neighborhood.
If you have any information on the suspect contact the Mercer County Sheriff's Office at 304-487-8364.
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