Bank robbery in Columbia Borough

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Police in Lancaster are on the lookout for a bank robbery suspect. It happened at about 2:05 pm at the Union Community Bank branch in the 900 block of Lancaster Avenue in Columbia Borough.

The bandit walked into the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. No weapon was displayed. The suspect left the bank with some cash. He was last seen leaving the bank parking lot in a silver/gray in color late model GMC Sierra or Chevrolet Silverado full size pickup. The vehicle displayed a PA registration plate that was reported stolen out of Lehigh County.  The pickup headed west on Route 462.

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Borough Police released bank surveillance photos of the suspect and his getaway vehicle. He is described as a medium build white male, between 30 and 50 years old, with brown hair about 5 feet 10 inches tall with short facial hair.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Detective Matt Leddy at (717) 684-7735 ext. 7210.


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