A masked man walked into the M&T Bank branch office in the city's Newberry neighborhood on Monday afternoon and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash in a gray bag, city police said.
The suspect, who was described as black, between 5 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet tall, demanded money from clerk after walking into the bank at 2001 W. Fourth St. about 2:10 p.m., police said.
No one was injured, police said.
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State police Cpl. Robert Brown, a member of the state police forensics division, arrives at the M&T Bank on West Fourth Street to process and photograph the crime scene shortly after the bank was robbed on Monday afternoon.
There was no mention of any weapon and one was not seen, police said.
The robber was wearing a navy blue sweatshirt with the name Hollister written across it as well as a dark ski mask and white gloves, police said.
It was unknown if any customers were in the bank at the time. The bandit last was seen heading west toward Funston Avenue, police were told.
Shortly after the holdup, officers stopped and questioned a man on a bike at Funston Avenue and King Street, but he was not the robber, police said.
Numerous customers were turned away since the bank closed following the holdup as officers interviewed employees and a state trooper processed and photographed the crime scene. The bank did not re-open on Monday, police said.