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FBI, Botetourt County authorities search for bank robbery suspect

Incident happened Nov. 7

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BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

The FBI is involved in the search for an armed robbery suspect.

The robbery happened on Nov. 7 at the Carter Bank and Trust on Blue Ridge Boulevard in Botetourt County.

The FBI released a wanted poster for the suspect, who they describe as a heavy-set Hispanic man, with tattoos on his face, facial hair and glasses.

The man was a passenger in a two-door silver Infinity with dark tinted windows, according to the FBI.

The man should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the FBI.


ORIGINAL STORY

Authorities are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery in Botetourt County nearly two weeks ago.

According to deputies, a man walked into the Carter Bank and Trust in Botetourt County on Nov. 7 around 4:30 p.m., showed a gun and demanded money.

Authorities say the man then left the area in an Infiniti G35 silver sedan with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Deputies believe the driver of the getaway car was a woman with dark hair.

The suspect is described as a slightly heavy-set man between the ages of 30 and 40 who is between 5′8″ and 6″ tall. He possibly has a small tattoo under each eye.

Authorities say the suspects are both considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office at 540-473-8631.