Armed bank robbery in Schuylkill County

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SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA(WPMT)- A manhunt for a bank robbery suspect in Schuylkill County. It happened at about 1:05 pm Thursday at the M&T Bank branch, 100 West Market Street, Orwigsburg Borough.

State Police say a male suspect, armed with a silver handgun, walked into the bank and demanded money from two different tellers.  He got away with some cash and was last seen on foot moving west on West Market Street.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 160 pounds in his mid 30’s. He was wearing a green jacket with the hood up. He had his face covered from the nose down with a black covering.

Anyone with any information on the robbery is asked to call PSP Schuylkill Haven at (570) 593-2000.