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Police in Galax search for suspected bank robber

If you have any information, call police

Courtesy: Galax Police Department
Courtesy: Galax Police Department

GALAX – Police in Galax are searching for a man suspected of robbing a bank. 

According to the Department's Facebook page, it happened at around 5:08 on July 7, at the Carter Bank and Trust on East Stuart Drive. 

Police say the man entered the bank and demanded cash before leaving on foot. He was seen entering a wooded area behind the bank. 

Courtesy: Galax Fire Department
Courtesy: Galax Fire Department
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He's described as a 5'3", dark complected man with a thin beard. During the incident, he was wearing a Dark Sunglasses, Dark Pants, Black Shoes, Light Colored Long Sleeve T-Shirt, Tan Hogan Style Hat. There was also a bandage on his left hand. 

If you have any information, contact police at 276-236-8101. Tips can be anonymous.