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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Man Robs Des Peres Bank with Steak Knife, Leaves with Fistful of Cash [PHOTOS]

Posted By on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 8:48 AM

click to enlarge The blade of the knife appears to be parallel to the surveillance camera in this photo, though you can see the shadow of the knife against the counter.
  • The blade of the knife appears to be parallel to the surveillance camera in this photo, though you can see the shadow of the knife against the counter.
The FBI and local law enforcement is on the lookout for a man who robbed a PNC Bank in Des Peres yesterday. The robbery occurred around 10:30 a.m. in the 12100 of Manchester Road.

According to authorities, the robber -- a white male standing around 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds -- entered the handed a note to the teller and pulled out a weapon described as a steak knife. The man then ran from the building wearing a green polo shirt, green ball cap and baggy blue jeans.

More photos after the jump, including images of the bandit running off with a handful of cash.

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Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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