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Man sought in Butler County bank robbery

| Saturday, June 9, 2007

There were no injuries in a bank robbery Friday in Butler County.

The holdup occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. when the man entered the S&T Bank on New Castle Road in Butler Township and handed the teller a demand note saying he had a gun, township police said. After he fled, the Saxonburg Police Department's K-9 tracked the suspect to the Alameda Plaza, where the scent was lost.

The man, who did not show a weapon, is described as being about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and between 30 and 40 years old with a medium build. He had short dark hair and a mustache, and was wearing a black and yellow ball hat, dark sunglasses, a long-sleeve, button down chamois shirt, and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call township police at 724-285-9600.

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