Man armed with note robs Winston-Salem bank

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Bank of America surveillance photo

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Winston-Salem Friday morning.

Police responded to the Bank of America at 4001 University Parkway around 9:19 a.m., where they were told that a man approached a teller with a note demanding money.

The suspect was identified as 38-year-old Scott Jason Gericke.

Gericke did not display a weapon.

Gericke was given an unknown amount of money and he left the bank. Police say he may have been driving an early 2000 year style Ford Explorer; grey in color with brown trim.

Gericke is described as 5’6″, with a full beard, wearing a black toboggan, black jacket and a grey zipped hoodie at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information about the reported incident is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.


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