and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the lookout for a man caught on surveillance video Friday robbing the Huntington National Bank branch inside . The man is also a suspect in several other area robberies.
North Canton Police Detective Lt. Stanley Strausser issued a press release at 8:30 p.m. Friday reporting that at 6:02 p.m., the lone suspect approached a Huntington teller and handed over a handwritten note. The robber’s message stated he wanted cash in 100s, 50s and 20s from the teller’s drawer and that he didn’t want any die packs.
Strausser said the suspect mentioned twice that he had a gun and put his hand on his waist as he said it, but no gun was seen. The man then fled the store, but no suspect vehicle was spotted.
Accompanying this story are images of the robber captured on surveillance video from the bank and Giant Eagle.
Here’s the man’s physical description, according to police:
- Possibly a white male (dark complexion)
- Approximately 30 to 35 years of age
- Approximately 5’ 10” tall
- Approximately 175 pounds
- Wearing a white polo-style short-sleeved shirt with black or dark blue horizontal stripes, black shorts, black shoes and a black hat with a brim
Strausser said it’s believed “this same suspect may be responsible for a total of four bank robberies in the area” and that North Canton Police and the FBI are continuing the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the North Canton Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-499-5911 or the FBI at 330-456-6200.