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Area police on lookout for bank robber

July 31, 2014 News Extra

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LEECHBURG, Armstrong County — Police departments in this region are on the lookout today for a middle-aged man who robbed bank in the borough

The white man about 10:50 a.m. walked into the Farmers & Merchants Bank on Market Street and handed a teller a note claimed he had a gun.

However, no gun was displayed, Leechburg police said. No one was hurt.

Authorities did not say how much money was taken in the robbery.

Police immediately issued a bulletin for neighboring departments to be on the lookout for the robber, who is described as 55 or older, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 190 pounds.

The suspect has thick gray hair and was wearing a navy blue golf shirt, jeans and a light blue. He also was carrying blue zippered bag.

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