Crime

Police seek suspect in Patton Township bank robbery

Patton Township police are investigating the robbery of a North Atherton Street bank.

A man wearing a wig, sunglasses and a white mask entered Citizens Bank, 1826 N. Atherton St., about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday and demanded cash. Witnesses reported he eventually went behind a teller’s desk and tried to remove currency on his own. He left the building with an undisclosed amount of money and drove away in a black or dark blue car.

No weapons or threat of weapons were used in the robbery, police said.

Patton Township police were assisted on scene by other local police agencies and the FBI.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the robbery and may have witnessed anything connected to the incident is asked to call Patton Township police at 800-479-0050.

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