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Police searching for Kernersville armed robbery suspect

Posted on: 8:32 am, September 17, 2012, by

221 E. Mountain St. in Kernersville (Google Maps)

221 E. Mountain St. in Kernersville (Google Maps)

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Officials said they are looking for a man who robbed another man at gunpoint at a bank Sunday afternoon in Kernersville.

Police said the robbery occurred around 1 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank at 221 East Mountain St. when the suspect approached the victim and demanded money. Police said the suspect ran off headed east after receiving cash.

Police described the suspect as a white male in his mid-20s to early-30s, about 5’6″ to 5’8″ and last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue pants.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call the Kernersville Police Department at (336) 996-3177.