Decatur police investigating robbery at Bank Independent

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DECATUR, Ala. – The Decatur Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the Bank Independent on Hwy 31 at The Crossings of Decatur shopping center. The robbery occurred around 12:15 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Bank Independent robbery (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

Police say the unidentified robber was a man who is approximately 5’11” wearing blue jeans, black sunglasses, a black and white at, a white long-sleeved shirt, and black tennis shoes.

Bank Independent robbery (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

Decatur Police Officer Emme Long told WHNT that the robber left on a bike with money. Police say they consider the man to be armed and dangerous, please do not attempt to apprehend him.

The Decatur police are asking for help identifying the man. If you have any information on this crime, contact the DPD at (256)341-4660 or Detective Jonathan Macklin at (256)341-4846.

No further details are available at this time.