Ellwood City Police are requesting your help locating the attempted robbery suspect.
The attempted robber entered the bank this afternoon at approximately 2:52pm and presented a note a the teller window before fleeing.
The suspect is an African American Male, approximately 5’10”, mid 20’s, athletic build. He was last seen leaving the bank on foot, wearing a blue t-shirt, jean shorts, high-top white socks, and a blue hat.
If anyone can identify the suspect in the photograph, please contact the Lawrence County 911 Center at 724-656-9300.
7:00pm UPDATE: According to a local news source, the suspect presented a note that read “THIS IS A ROBBERY GIVE ME THE MONEY BAG NOW YOU HAVE 10 SECONDS” and slid it to the teller.
According to the published report, police said the man did not present a weapon, although it is not clear whether he was armed.”