TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

McKeesport bank robbed

- Surveillance footage from a Wednesday robbery at Huntington Bank in McKeesport shows the suspect jumping onto the teller counter.
Surveillance footage from a Wednesday robbery at Huntington Bank in McKeesport shows the suspect jumping onto the teller counter.
- A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and facial covering robbed Huntington Bank's McKeesport branch on Wednesday afternoon.
A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and facial covering robbed Huntington Bank's McKeesport branch on Wednesday afternoon.

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Robbery suspect

Described as:

• Black male

• 5 feet 6 inches tall

• medium build

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 4:51 a.m.
 

The FBI and McKeesport police are searching for a man who robbed a city bank at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon.

The robbery occurred at 1:59 p.m. when the man entered Huntington National Bank on Fifth Avenue, demanded cash, then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, according to FBI spokeswoman Kelly Kochamba.

Images from a surveillance camera show the suspect jumping over a counter, wearing a white face covering.

The suspect is described as a black male of medium build, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with a design on the back, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

No injuries were reported.

Police Asst. Chief Tom Greene said authorities are investigating leads from witnesses.

Any information regarding the suspect or the robbery should be directed to the FBI's Pittsburgh Field Office at 412-432-4000 or McKeesport police at 412-675-5016.

Eric Slagle is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161 ext. 1966, or eslagle@tribweb.com.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read McKeesport

  1. Special events planned as part of Kennywood’s 2015 season
  2. Allegheny County reiterates support for Pangburn Hollow overhaul
  3. Elizabeth Forward honors 6 for state Special Olympics medals
  4. No apology coming for Steel Valley teachers
  5. Old New England Elementary School sale approved by West Mifflin Area board
  6. Some ONE Homestead housing units almost ready for occupancy
  7. $3,000 taken from Duquesne VFW in possible inside job
  8. McKeesport firefighter injured battling blaze
  9. Political signs line Mon-Yough streets at election time
  10. Steel Valley board OKs no-tax-hike spend plan
  11. Clairton school board announces tentative 4-year contract with paraprofessionals