HUNTERSVILLE - A man with a handgun robbed the SunTrust Bank on Holly Point Drive in Huntersville around 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. Huntersville police on Tuesday night appealed for help as they look for the suspect, who fled the bank on foot.
A police report, said police responded to a silent holdup alarm at the bank branch, at 9617 Holly Point Drive, shortly after 3pm. Upon their arrival, officers were told the suspect had entered the bank and approached a teller. The man showed a handgun and presented a note demanding money.
The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of US currency, and the man fled the bank on foot in an unknown direction.
Images from a bank video surveillance camera showed a tall, slender white male, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches, wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt, a gray and white striped hoodie sweatshirt, a blue, green, and white camouflage ballcap, glasses, and dark tennis shoes.
Anyone with information about the incident or suspect is asked to contact Huntersville Police at 704-464-5400 or the case supervisor, Lt. Andrew Dempski, at 704-464-5388.