Suspect Armed with Gasoline Bomb Robs City Bank

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The search is on for a bank robbery suspect in Harrisburg.  City police say just before 1 o’clock Friday afternoon a man walked into the Citizens Bank branch in the first block of south 2nd Street carrying a soda bottle.  The robber confronted two bank clerks and passed a note demanding money. He claimed that the soda bottle was filled with gasoline  He pulled a lighter from his pocket and threaten to light the gas.

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After he was given a small amount of money, he ran out the door.  No one was harmed. The suspect is described as a black man in his 40’s about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with an average build. He had a missing left front tooth, and was wearing a white baseball cap and a dark hooded jacket with a logo on the front.


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