United Bank in Washington robbed

Published: Feb. 23, 2022 at 5:32 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2022 at 5:58 PM EST
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WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - Police are searching for a bank robbery suspect.

Washington Public Safety Director Stacy Drakeford tells WITN that officers got the call around 4:30 p.m Wednesday to the United Bank at 1311 Carolina Avenue.

Drakeford said the robber was a man wearing a red hoodie, black pants, dark-colored boots, and a surgical mask. He is also described as having a light complexion, weighing about 180-200 pounds, and standing about six feet tall.

We’re told that the robber was not armed and left the scene on foot with a minimal amount of cash. There are no reported injuries.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Washington Police Department at 1-252-946-1444.

correction: A previous verison of this story incorrectly stated this happened at the Market Street location.

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