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Police searching for suspect connected to Springdale bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect(s) they say robbed a bank in Springdale on Tuesday.

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a bank in Springdale Tuesday (Aug. 4) evening. 

According to Lt. Jeff Taylor with Springdale Police, there was a bank robbery at the First National Bank on S Pleasant St. in Springdale Tuesday. 

The 911 call came in around 4:45 p.m. 

Officers arrived on scene and were told that a dark-skinned male entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money. The male left the bank on foot with an undetermined amount of money, according to the Springdale Police Department. 

The male suspect is described as being between 5'6" and 5'8" wearing a white long sleeve shirt, gray pants, white shoes, a dark cap and a face mask. 

No weapons were seen and no one inside the bank was injured in the incident. 

"When officers arrived on scene they were advised that a person walked in and handed a note to the teller, demanded money and left the bank on foot with an unknown amount of money at this time," Taylor said. 

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the Springdale Police Department at 479-751-4542 or their Criminal Investigation Division at 479-750-8139. 

Bank Robbery On Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at approximately 4:45 pm th... e Springdale Police Department responded to 1950 S. Pleasant (First National Bank) for a report of a robbery that just took place. Officers arrived on scene and were told that a dark skinned male entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money.

This is a developing story, check back for updates. 

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