Arundel police seek help finding man who robbed bank threatening to unleash chemical weapon

Police in Anne Arundel County are seeking help finding a man who robbed a PNC Bank branch on Fort Meade Road in Laurel. Police said he walked into the bank about 5:30 p.m. on May 3 and handed a teller a note demanding money and threatening to unleash a chemical weapon.

The suspect is described a s white male about 40 years old and standing 5 feet 5 inches tall. He weighs about 150 pounds and was wearing a dark-colored shirt, shorts, dark sunglasses and a red baseball cap. The bank is in the 3300 block of Laurel Fort Meade Road, in Laurel.

Anyone with information is urged to call Det. Clifford Von Hoesen of the robbery unit at 410-222-3469 or 3566. You can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP, or text "MCS" and a message to CRIMES (274637). A reward up to $2,000 is available.

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