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Man carrying long gun and wearing white face powder robs Cleveland bank

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 15:58:10-05

CLEVELAND — The FBI needs your help identifying a man disguised in a trench coat, sunglasses and white face cream or powder who robbed a Cleveland bank at gunpoint Wednesday.

According to the Cleveland Division of the FBI, the man walked into the US Bank on Harvard Avenue and pulled out a long gun, threatened two bank employees and demanded cash.

The man left the building with an undisclosed amount of money and drove off in an older model 1996-1998 green Honda Civic, authorities said.

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In his effort to flee the scene, the man ended up crashing the car into a telephone pole. The impact caused the car to spin around, but he was able to drive away heading south on Harvard Avenue, authorities said.

The man is described as about 6 feet, 3 inches to 6 feet, 5 inches tall with a slender build. The man's race is unknown. He was wearing a white powder or cream to cover his face, along with sunglasses and a hood.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police.