APD requests assistance to ID bank robbery suspect

Press release from Asheville Police Department:

The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to identify a suspect involved in the armed robbery of SunTrust Bank (2397 Hendersonville Road) on January 2. At approximately 1:00 p.m. a white male entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. The note suggested that the suspect had a gun, however one was never displayed. The suspect fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. No one was injured as a result of this incident. The suspect is described as a white male in his fifties.

If anyone has any information on this incident they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050, if they wish to remain anonymous.

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