Winston-Salem police searching for suspect after attempted bank robbery

(Surveillance image)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are searching for a man after an attempted bank robbery Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release.

At 2:41 p.m., a suspect came into the Wells Fargo Bank at 701 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. holding a knife and demanded money.

The suspect also said he had a gun but did not show one.

The suspect left the bank without getting any money.

On Tuesday night, Winston-Salem police released a surveillance picture of the suspect.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800.