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Bank Independent robbed; thief leaves scene on foot

Published 9:30am Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Bank Independent at 902 Hwy. 31 North in Hartselle was robbed of an undetermined amount of cash on Tuesday night.

An unknown black male walked up to the bank’s drive-through window at 7:50 p.m., told the teller he had a gun, demanded money and left on foot, according to Lt. Justin Barley, Hartselle Police Department investigator.

The teller described the man as light-skinned, brown-eyed, 6-0 to 6-1 tall and weighting about 185 pounds, Barley said. He was wearing blue jeans, a black T-shirt and grey athletic shoes. He also had a T-shirt wrapped around his head.

The bank operates its drive-through until 8 p.m.

Barley said an investigation is continuing.

 

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