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Man robs Pittsburgh bank at gunpoint

Natasha Lindstrom
| Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:36 p.m.

Pittsburgh police are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Brookline at gunpoint on Friday.

Shortly after 3 p.m., a white man in a black puffy coat entered Community Bank branch on Brookline Boulevard near Pioneer Avenue, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said.

The man, who “may have been wearing a wig with long hair,” pulled “what appeared to be lady's hosiery over his face and displayed a black semi-automatic handgun,” Toler said.

The suspect robbed two tellers and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The bureau's violent crime unit is investigating.

Natasha Lindstrom is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 412-380-8514, or on Twitter @NewsNatasha.

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