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Winchester police seek man who robbed United Bank

Bank robbery suspect
Bank robbery suspect

(From a press release) WINCHESTER -- Police are seeking a man who robbed the United Bank at 1041 Berryville Ave., at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Winchester police said the bank manager told them that the man entered the bank, presented a note and showed a weapon.

"The manager complied and the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money," according to a press release issued Saturday afternoon.

The suspect, last seen in the parking lot behind the bank, is described as being a white male, 6'0, approximately 30 - 40 years of age, 175 - 190 pounds, with a reddish mustache and beard. He was wearing a white T-shirt, an Army green coat, blue jeans, a baseball hat, and dark sunglasses over prescription glasses.

Winchester police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force are investigating the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers at (540) 722-5200 or the Winchester Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (540) 545-4704.

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