Robbery at Hale County State Bank - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/3/08

Robbery at Hale County State Bank

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Authorities are investigating a bank robbery at Hale County State Bank - West Branch on Thursday morning. He approached the teller window at 9:16am and demanded cash. He allegedly told the teller that he had a weapon, but did not show one. Fortunately no one was injured.

Witnesses describe the suspect as a black man, in his early to mid-twenties. He stood about five feet, ten inches tall, and weighed approximately 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white hoodie, blue jeans, white shoes, and a two toned ball cap.

After grabbing an unknown amount cash, the suspect apparently ran to the southeast.

Authorities have called in tracking dogs from the Wheeler/Formby Corrections Unit to assist the Plainview Police Department. Also aiding in the search are Hale County Deputies and the Texas Rangers service.

If you have any information in this case, please call the Plainview Police Department at (806) 296-1182.

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