Help Asheville Police ID suspect in multiple bank robberies

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(Asheville Police)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) — Asheville Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in multiple bank robberies.

Police said officers responded at around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday to the HomeTrust Bank at 1825 Hendersonville Road for a reported bank robbery.

When officers arrived on scene, they learned a man demanded money from the bank staff and threatened the use of a weapon.

The suspect was described to be between 6โ€ฒ and 6โ€ฒ 2โ€ณ and about 250-275 pounds, according to the police department. At the time of the robbery the suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, grey work pants and a black baseball cap.

The description matches the physical appearance of the suspect in the December 11 bank robbery at Telco Community Bank.

Anyone with information regarding the suspectโ€™s identify is asked to contact the police department at (828) 252-1110.

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