Robber in ‘Scream’ mask takes off from Hampton bank with cash

November 12, 2018

FBI agents and Hampton police need help identifying a man who robbed the Citizens Bank Hampton branch in a “Scream” mask.

The incident occurred about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at 4761 Route 8.

The suspect wore a mask of the fictional character from the “Scream” movies.

He threatened the teller and demanded money before leaving the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to FBI reports.

The suspect was between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall and wore a blue hooded sweatshirt, black pants, latex gloves and a black backpack. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the FBI Pittsburgh office at 412-432-4000. Callers can remain anonymous.

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