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Armed robber holds up First Commonwealth Bank

on July 03, 2013 11:00 AM

CHERRY TREE — An armed bandit robbed the First Commonwealth Bank in Cherry Tree on Tuesday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

State police at Indiana said the robber entered the bank at 11:05 a.m., showed what appeared to be a small caliber handgun and demanded money. He then fled the bank on foot.

Police described the bandit as a white male, about 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a slender build.

He was wearing a green camo jacket, gray camo pants, a baseball cap and tennis shoes. The suspect had a hood pulled over his face.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the state police at (724) 357-1960.

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