Ashtabula County Sheriff’s deputies are following several leads into the investigation of the man who robbed an Ashtabula Township bank late Tuesday afternoon.
The suspect took about $1,250 from the KeyBank on State Road around 3:30 p.m., according to the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department. No weapon was shown and no one was injured.
“We are following up on several possible leads,” Sheriff William Johnson said. “We are still investigating.”
Law enforcement released a bank security camera photo of the suspect Wednesday and detectives are following up on leads, the sheriff said.
Deputies are looking for a thin, white male in his mid-to-late 20s standing about 5-foot-10 inches tall. At the time of the robbery he was wearing knit hat covered by a black or dark-colored hooded jacket, blue jeans and oversized brown boots. A scarf partially covered his face, deputies said.
Witnesses told investigators the man waited in line, and when called to a teller’s window produced a piece of cardboard that contained the message, “This is a robbery.” The man demanded bills in small denominations and could be heard telling the teller to move quickly, deputies said.
“Now, now, now!” the man said, according to witnesses.
The man then fled the bank on foot, deputies said. Besides employees, two customers were in the bank at the time of the robbery, according to a report.
The FBI is also investigating, deputies said.