Man arrested following bank robbery in Asheville

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UPDATE: Asheville Police Department said they arrested a man who robbed a bank Thursday afternoon.

Police charged Jason Adam Granberry with common law robbery. Grandberry is in jail on a $20,000 bond.

ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Police are looking for a man they say robbed an Asheville bank Thursday afternoon.

According to the Asheville Police Department, the robbery happened around 3:30pm at the First Citizens Bank on Patton Avenue.

Investigators said the man demanded money from the teller and threatened to use a weapon.

The man is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs between 225 and 275 pounds with short brown hair, police said.

Anyone with information on the bank robbery is asked to call 828-252-1110 or text TIP2APD to 847411.

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