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Man robs PNC Bank east of downtown Cleveland

September 20, 2018

Man robs PNC Bank east of downtown Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The FBI and police are investigating after man robbed a PNC Bank on Wednesday afternoon just east of downtown.

A news release from the FBI says the man entered the bank at the corner of East 40th Street and Chester Avenue just before 4 p.m. and demanded all of the cash from a teller.

The suspect ran north after leaving the bank. No one was injured and no weapon was seen.

Officials say the suspect is in his early 20s, between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-7, and was clean-shaven with a slim build.

Tips can be called into the Third District of the Cleveland Police Department, the Cleveland Division of the FBI or Crime Stoppers. Tips can remain anonymous and a reward is possible if information leads to an arrest and prosecution.

PNC is offering an additional reward up to $5,000.

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