Eastern Shore Police Beat: Three banks robbed in just over 24 hours have cops running out of crime scene tape

Three banks robbed in 24 hoursSALISBURY, MD. — Bank robbers have been having their own shopping spree in just over 24 hours, robbing three lower Eastern Shore banks. The three banks which were robbed are located in Sharptown, Princess Anne and Salisbury.

The first was the BB & T in Princess Anne, early in the morning, the second and third took place on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

On Friday, December 12, 2014 at approximately 10:11 a.m. the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Hebron Savings Bank, located in Sharptown, Wicomico County, MD for a reported bank robbery.

Deputies from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack, Wicomico Bureau of Investigation, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation responded to the call for service.

Upon arrival, officers learned the suspect who was armed with a pistol demanded money from the occupants of the Hebron Savings Bank. The suspect fled from the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

The Wicomico County Bureau of Investigation is seeking assistance from the public in identifying the below photographed suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation at 410-548-4898, WBI.WicomicoCounty@Maryland.gov or Crime Solvers of the Lower Eastern Shore at 410-548-1776

 

Bank robber on bike inside Salisbury bank

Bank robber on bike inside Salisbury bank

(Crime Solvers is offering up to a $2,000 for any information which leads to an arrest)

On December 12, 2014, at approximately 9:04 am, Officers of the Salisbury Police Department responded to the Hebron Savings Bank, located at 543 Riverside Drive for a report of an armed robbery.  Bank employees stated that a masked suspect entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded money.

The investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank and immediately displayed a handgun demanding the U.S. currency. The suspect then proceeded to each teller demanding the U.S. currency from each drawer and the employees provided the suspect with U.S. currency.

The suspect then fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. Salisbury Police Department K-9 conducted a track for the suspects, but the track was unsuccessful in locating the suspects. There were no injuries reported during the incident. The Salisbury Police Department was assisted by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation with this investigation.

               Suspect

Unknown race male, approximately 5-05, 180 lbs, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, white gloves, white               brimmed baseball hat with the words “Troy” written on the brim of the hat, a black bandana covering his face and in carrying a black handgun.

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