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Police looking for armed bank robber in Matthews

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MATTHEWS, NC (WBTV) -

Police in Matthews are looking for a man they say robbed a bank at gunpoint Thursday.

The robbery happened at 3:51 p.m. at the Sun Trust Bank on the 300 block of W. John Street.

Officials say a man went into the bank, showed a black handgun during the robbery, then left the scene on foot towards Irwin Land and Main Street.

The robber is described as a black male wearing a dark grey Championship brand hooded sweatshirt with an orange traffic vest over it, blue jeans, white Nike sneakers with a black swoosh, dark sunglasses and a black mask.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Matthews Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 704-847-5555.

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