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The Search Continues for Suspect in Chase Bank Robbery

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Authorities are searching for the suspect in a bank robbery Friday evening in Downtown Wheeling.

According to Wheeling police, the incident happened just after 4 p.m. at the Chase Bank on Market Street.

The suspect entered the bank, passed a crumpled note to the teller, and asked her for the money in the drawer. He also showed the teller a gun that was in his right pocket. After receiving about $2800 in cash, the suspect then fled the building, entered into a vehicle on the street and drove off, according to police. The get-away vehicle was described as a late 1990's early 2000's Chrysler Sebring, four door, with a female driver and one to three more passengers in the vehicle. 

Surveillance footage provided by the bank captured clear photos of the suspect when he approached the teller and then again as he exited the bank.

He is described as a white male, about six feet tall, thin build with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, red bandana and sunglasses. An eyewitness also claims that the suspect had a large mole on his left check.

If you have any information on the suspects whereabouts or information pertinent to the crime, call Wheeling police at (304) 234-3661 or call our Lauttamus Security Crime fighters tip line at 1-800-223-0312. All calls remain confidential and you never have to leave your name. 

ORIGINAL STORY

Wheeling police are at the scene of a bank robbery Friday in Downtown Wheeling.

The robbery happened about 4:30 p.m. at the Chase Bank. Few details are being released at this time.

Stay with 7 News for updates.