ATHENS, Ala. – The First National Bank branch at the intersection of Hwy 72 and Lindsey Lane was robbed Tuesday afternoon, a city of Athens spokesperson said.
City of Athens Communications Specialist Holly Hollman said a man robbed the bank just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect is described as a tall man wearing a light-colored button-down shirt, blue jeans, and a black hat with a red bill.
The suspect was last seen running toward the Lindsay Shopping Center.
Hollman said search dogs and a helicopter are being used as a part of the search for the suspect.
WHNT News 19 has a crew on the way to the scene. We will update you here, on-air, and on social media when we learn more.
There has been a bank robbery at First National Bank. Police will release more information later today. The investigation is ongoing.
— City of Athens, AL (@AthensAL) July 19, 2016