Help police ID suspect in SunTrust Bank armed robbery in Asheville

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ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Asheville Police Department officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in armed bank robbery on Wednesday.

According to a news release from the police department, the armed robbery took place at SunTrust Bank, located at 2397 Hendersonville Road around 1 p.m.

Police said a man went into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.

According to the release, the note suggested that the man had a gun, but he never pulled out a weapon.

The man left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported.

The man is described as being in his 50s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Asheville Police at 828-252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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