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Police on look out for bank robber

No weapon used in heist

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Riverdale police said the man pictured demanded 50- and 100-dollar bills from a teller at a Bank of America in Riverdale. Anyone with information on the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Riverdale police investigator R. Bailey at 770-909-5427.

Special photo Riverdale police said the man pictured demanded 50- and 100-dollar bills from a teller at a Bank of America in Riverdale. Anyone with information on the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Riverdale police investigator R. Bailey at 770-909-5427.

RIVERDALE — Riverdale police are continuing their search of a man who allegedly robbed a local bank.

The incident occurred Friday at 11:15 a.m. at the Bank of America located at 6656 Church St., in Riverdale.

Police are looking for a black male, medium build, 20-25 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 145 pounds.

Authorities said the bank robber entered the bank and demanded 50s and 100s. A teller calmly gave him the money and pressed the panic button. He then walked out of the bank and was not seen leaving in a getaway car.

“He did not display a weapon,” said Riverdale Police Chief Samuel Patterson.

The last time the Bank of America on Church Street was robbed was on Feb. 18, 2010, according to the police chief.

The police chief declined comment about whether a bank employee may have planned or helped with the bank robbery.

“We try not to speculate, because it will often lead you down a dead-end path,” said the police chief. “We don’t generally presume anything that is not evident. We will allow the evidence to lead us and we do not presume anything other than that.”

Riverdale police is asking anyone with information on the identity or the whereabouts of the suspect, or comes in contact with him is asked to notify Investigator R. Bailey at 770-909-5427 or 770-909-5437.