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Bank robber hits BB&T in Fallston

Suspect wore hard hat and safety vest, fled on foot

BY MARISSA GALLO, mgallo@theaegis.com

5:45 PM EST, November 6, 2012

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A man wearing a hard hat and a safety vest robbed the BB&T bank on Belair Road in Fallston late Monday morning.

Maryland State Police were notified of the robbery at the bank branch at 1911 Belair Road at 10:53 a.m.

Witnesses told police a man went into the branch, displayed a gun, demanded cash, then fled.

Shortly after 4:30 p.m., State Police released surveillance photos of the robber.

The robber is described as a white man, 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a stocky build. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a white hard hat, a yellow and orange safety vest, gray sweat shirt and faded blue jeans, according to TFC M. Cornbrooks at the Bel Air Barrack.

The robber went into the branch carrying a clipboard, a water main key and a black duffel bag, out of which he pulled a black shotgun, which State Police later described as a "Bull Pup style shotgun."

The robber demanded cash then told the tellers and customers to get on the floor. He stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the teller's drawers and coin vault and then fled the bank on foot and was last seen traveling north on Bel Air Road toward Fallston Commons Drive and the neighborhood of the same name behind Walmart.

Troopers used a police dog and a Maryland State Police Medevac helicopter to search the area, but could not find the robber.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Cornbrooks at the Bel Air Barrack at 410-879-2101

According to an officer at the Bel Air Barrack of the Maryland State Police, no one was injured and a single robber is being investigated.

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