Forest Bank Robbed

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Forest police are searching for the suspect in the city's first bank robbery of the year. It happened shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Robert Roncali said a man with a red bandanna and hair net across his face entered The Citizens Bank branch and pointed a pistol at a teller. The man then left the bank on foot.

The suspect was described as a 6'3", roughly 190 pounds, and between the ages of 20 and 25. He was last seen wearing a red cap, blue jeans and a gray, hooded sweater.

The Scott County Sheriff's Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation are assisting Forest Police in the investigation.

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