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Deputies searching for man after Hiddenite bank robbery

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HIDDENITE, NC (WBTV) -

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of robbing a bank on Tuesday morning.

According to investigators, the People's Bank of Hiddenite was robbed around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Deputies say the robber ran from the bank on foot and may be driving a burgundy Dodge truck that left traveling Old Mountain Road.

The suspect is described as a white male, medium to heavy build, with a brown goatee. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored or black jacket, black hat with "AC/DC" on the front, and blue jeans.

He also has a tattoo that appears to be an anchor on the left side of his neck. 

No weapon was displayed during the robbery, but WBTV has learned the man handed over a note during the robbery. Deputies say even though no weapon was shown the man is considered to be armed and dangerous. 

Anyone who has seen this suspect or knows any information pertaining to this incident is asked to call 828-632-2911.   Anonymous tips can be called in to the Crime Stopper's Tip Line at 828-632-8555, submitted online atwww.alexandersheriff.org, or sent in via text message by texting the keyword "ACSOTIPS" plus your tip message to the shortcode destination of CRIMES (274637).

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