The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Local News

December 11, 2008

KEY BANK ROBBED

Tips sought in Ashtabula Township heist

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Authorities are seeking help from the public to solve Wednesday’s robbery of a bank on State Road.

A man wearing a camouflage stocking over his face entered the Key Bank branch shortly before 4 p.m. and asked a teller for money, said Lt. Van Robinson of the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department.

“He did not show a weapon and no one was harmed,” Robinson said. “The teller gave him money.”

The suspect fled on foot and was last seen heading north on State Road, Robinson said.

Bank officials locked the front door and hung a sign reading, “Office temporarily closed due to an emergency.”

Sheriff’s detectives dusted the door and counters for fingerprints.

Witnesses described the perpetrator as a slender, white male, in his 40s or younger with green or blue eyes and a little gray hair, Robinson said. He was wearing a dark red jacket with blue jeans, he said.

It was the third high-profile money heist in the county in the past week, coming on the heels of Monday’s hold-up of a Circle K store in Conneaut, and Friday’s bank robbery at the Huntington Bank branch, which was also in Conneaut. Based on descriptions of the suspects, police do not believe the robberies are linked.

Anyone with information about the Key Bank robbery should call the Sheriff’s Department at (440) 576-0055.

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