• FBI releases surveillance photos of suspected uptown bank robber


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - An uptown bank was robbed Friday afternoon, police said.

    The Fifth Third Bank on South Tryon Street was robbed by a black man, police said.

    FBI released surveillance photos of the suspected robber.

    Officials said the suspect handed the teller a note demanding money and left the bank on foot.

    The man, police said is in his late 40s, was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a black baseball hat and white tennis shoes.

    Anyone that recognizes the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or FBI Charlotte at 704-672-6100.

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