Monday, May 18, 2009

Bank Robbery

On Monday, May 18, 2009, at approximately 10:27am, officers from the Martinsburg Police Department and a special agent from the FBI, responded to the Mountain Heritage Credit Union, located within the Martinsburg Mall, in reference to a bank robbery that had just occurred. It was advised that prior to arrival, a suspect had entered the bank, presented a note that demanded money to a teller and took an undisclosed amount of currency from two tellers. The suspect then fled from the bank into the parking lot where he left in a small dark blue sedan that was operated by a second suspect.

The suspect that entered the bank is described as a black male in his early to mid 20’s, approximately 5’0 to 5’5, small build and clean shaven. He was wearing a black shirt, black jeans, a pair of black sunglasses and a baseball hat. The suspect did not display a weapon but it is unknown if he had one.

The second suspect was described as a black male wearing a white t-shirt and being in operation of a small blue sedan.

The Martinsburg Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance for further information regarding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Solvers at 304-267-4999 or the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100.

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