Suspect robs Elizabeth City bank at gunpoint

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – Police are investigating after a man walked into an Elizabeth City bank and robbed it at gunpoint.

It happened Wednesday morning just after 10 a.m. at the Select Bank & Trust located at 416 S. Hughes Blvd.

Witnesses told officers responding at the scene that a lone suspect entered the bank with a mask and handgun and demanded money. The suspect was last seeing fleeing the scene on foot toward El Cinoca Dr.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, about 5’10 to 6’02, and weighing between 190 and 220 lbs. He appeared to be wearing a navy coat with a hood and a light colored emblem on the left chest, a hooded sweatshirt underneath of the coat, black pants, black shoes and carrying a black duffle bag with a blue or teal stripe. He was last seen getting into a black Mercedes sedan with tinted windows. The vehicle has a large Mercedes decal in the back window.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information about the incident, call the Elizabeth City Police Department, 911 or Crimestoppers.

ELIZABETH CITY BANK ROBBERY 2

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s