Elizabeth City bank robbery under investigation

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Bank robbery suspect

Bank robbery suspect

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Elizabeth City Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday morning at the Select Bank & Trust branch at 416 S. Hughes Boulevard.

Police say a masked man entered the bank with a handgun and demanded money.

He was last seen running from the bank toward El Cinoca Drive and was seen getting into a black Mercedes sedan, possibly an early 90’s model, with tinted windows. The vehicle has a large Mercedes decal in the back window.

The man is described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 5’10 to 6’02 and weighing between 190 and 220 lbs. He appeared to be wearing: a navy blue coat with a hood and a light colored emblem on the left chest; a hooded sweatshirt underneath of the coat; black pants; black shoes and carrying a black duffel bag with a blue or teal stripe.

Anyone with information please call the Elizabeth City Police Department, 911 or Crimestoppers.