SCIOTO BANK ROBBERY Authorities Looking For Bank Robbery Suspect In West Portsmouth, Ohio
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 7, 2012 3:54 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 7, 2012 4:51 PM EST
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, Scioto County
Authorities are looking for a man they say robbed a bank and took off in a teller's car.
The robbery happened at WesBanco in West Portsmouth, Ohio, at 11:20 a.m. Friday. Authorities said a man brandished a weapon and demanded money, according to a news release from the Scioto County Sheriff's Department. After getting an unknown amount of money, police said he forced the teller to give him the keys to her car, walked with her to the vehicle and took off. Police were able to locate the vehicle a short time later, but the suspect has not been found. The vehicle was located on the side of the road in West Portsmouth heading southbound.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Scioto Sheriff's Department at 740-351-1099 or the FBI at 740-354-5465.