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Suspect sought in Painesville bank robbery

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Jan 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-22 16:32:40-05

Painesville police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred around 9 a.m. on Jan. 22.

According to authorities, an unidentified black male entered Chase Bank, 1655 Mentor Ave., jumped the counter and ordered a teller to place money in a bag and then fled the scene.

The man is described as tall, wearing dark colored pants, a white sweatshirt or coat and a black mask that partially covered his face.  

Police said he left the area in an older model, light colored van that was heading eastbound on Mentor Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 440-350-5500.

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