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Sheriff’s Office issues photo of man suspected of robbing bank in East Lawrence

Suspect in robbery at Bank Independent in East Lawrence (Surveillance photo)

Suspect in robbery at Bank Independent in East Lawrence (Surveillance photo)

EAST LAWRENCE, Ala. – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a suspect in a bank robbery.

Sheriff Gene Mitchell said a man robbed the East Lawrence branch of Bank Independent, on Highway 24, on Monday around 11:30 a.m.  The man walked up to a teller and handed a letter requesting money.

Sheriff Mitchell said the teller filled an envelope with cash, and the man walked out of the bank.  No weapon was shown.

If you recognize the man in the photo, please call the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 974-9291.