Columbus police searching for fake-dreadlock wearing bank robbery suspect

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say the suspect in the robbery of a PNC bank was wearing fake dreadlocks at the time.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 1:19pm, Tuesday, a man entered the PNC Bank in the 700 block of Neil Avenue and approached the counter.

Police said the man displayed a handgun and demanded money.

The teller complied with the suspect’s demands, and the suspect ran from the bank after receiving an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 50s, about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a thin build, and was seen wearing fake dreadlocks, a gray shirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information on the robbery can call the Columbus Division of Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

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