Athens, Ohio, Police Department – At approximately 11:15 this morning a suspect entered the Citizens Bank at 20 West Stimson Ave. armed with a handgun and robbed the bank of an as yet to determined amount of money. The suspect entered the bank and jumped the counter, threatening employees with what appeared to be a dark colored handgun.
After taking money the suspect fled the bank on foot running west bound. Video footage from the area shows a possible suspect vehicle as a dark colored 2007-2011 Nissan Versa with an unknown license plate.
The suspect is believed to be a white male and was wearing a red or pink hat and what appeared to be a skin tight light tan mask with dark glasses over top and a dark colored jacket with a red color. He appears to also have on gloves with some sort of design on the back of the hand.
Anyone with information concerning this robbery can call Lt. Jeff McCall at the Athens Police Department at (740) 592-3315 or (740) 592-3313.