Mt. Vernon police looking to identify bank robbery suspect

MOUNT VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in a Friday afternoon bank robbery.

According to police, around 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015, police were called to the Old National Bank at 400 South 34th Street for an armed robbery.

Investigators say he held up the bank around 1:15 p.m. Friday, and the bank has been closed since.The suspect is reported to have taken an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 35 and 50, approximately 6-feet 6-inches tall, wearing a navy blue T-shirt and jeans.

If you can identify the man in the photo, or have information regarding the suspect or the robbery, please contact the Mt. Vernon Police department at 618-242-0215, Jefferson County Crimestoppers tips line at 618-242-8477, or you local law enforcement agency.

Photo courtesy MVPD
Photo courtesy MVPD