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Police release surveillance pictures in armed bank robbery in Florence

Florence police released surveillance pictures of the suspect wanted in a bank robbery at...
Florence police released surveillance pictures of the suspect wanted in a bank robbery at Anderson Brothers Bank on Tuesday morning.(Source: Florence Police Department)
Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 9:18 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 at 4:26 PM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - Police are searching for a man who held a bank teller at gunpoint Tuesday morning in Florence.

Officers were called around 8:20 a.m. to the Anderson Brothers Bank on Second Loop Road for an armed robbery.

During the investigation, police learned a man went into the bank and demanded money at gunpoint.

Authorities said he was able to get an undisclosed amount of money and then ran from the scene. Surveillance pictures from police show him running from the bank with a cash drawer.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white man, about 5′8″ to 5′11″ tall and middle-aged with black and gray hair. The suspect was wearing a hat, mask and camouflage clothing. Investigators added that the suspect’s blouse appeared to have the rank of Captain on the collar and a military patch on the shoulder.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Cpl. Ted Seiban at 843-665-3191 or esieban@cityofflorence.com.

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