AEGIS STAFF REPORT
4:56 PM EST, February 5, 2013
The Fallston branch of BB&T Bank was held up by a potentially armed robber Monday morning, Maryland State Police said.
The robbery is the second since November at the same bank, which is less than a mile from the State Police Bel Air Barrack.
Troopers from the Bel Air Barrack responded at 9:30 a.m. to the in the bank in the 1900 block of Belair Road for a report of an armed robbery, according to a media release from State Police.
According to State Police, the robber displayed a note to the teller requesting money from the teller drawers.
He did not display a weapon but implied the teller would be injured if she did not comply. Details about any weapon the robber may have had were not available from State Police.
The teller handed the robber an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency from the teller's drawers and coin vault.
The robber then ran toward Milton Avenue and got into a silver, four-door passenger vehicle, State Police said.
The robber is described a white man, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a medium build, who was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black knit cap, black jacket, blue jeans and rubber coated knit work gloves.
Anyone with information on the incident or suspect should contact TFC R. Hagan, Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack, Criminal Investigative Section, 410-879-2101, ext. 316 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The same bank branch was held up on Nov. 5, also a Monday, about 11 a.m. The robber in that holdup was dressed in construction worker's clothes, with a reflector vest and hard hat, and carried a pistol grip shotgun. He also got away with cash and has not been caught.
On the afternoon of Dec. 12, the small Benson Post Office in the same neighborhood was also held up by an armed robber, who escaped with cash.
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