On Monday, June 22, 2009, at approximately 9am, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to First United Bank & Trust, located at 980 Foxcroft Avenue, in reference to a bank robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a teller who advised that a male subject had entered the business and presented a note which demanded money. The teller complied with the demand and the subject left the bank with an undisclosed amount of currency. The subject then proceeded to the leave the area on foot.
The subject is described as a black male, approximately 5'6- 5'7 in height, early to mid 30's, slender build and having an unshaven appearance. He was wearing a black shirt with a white shirt underneath, a baseball style hat and sunglasses.
The incident was being investigated by the Martinsburg Police Department and the Martinsburg branch of the FBI as well as assistance by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department.
Anyone with information pertaining to this bank robbery is urged to contact the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100.
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