New Franklin police searching for armed bank robbery suspect

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NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio– New Franklin police are looking for a suspect after a bank robbery occurred just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials say the First Merit Bank on Manchester Road was robbed by a man with a handgun. The suspect has a mustache and is described to be 5’8″ with a thin build.  He wore a dark grey jacket, glasses, grey hat, dark pants and shoes.

He had a black briefcase to carry money in. It’s unknown how much money he took.

Anyone with information should contact the New Franklin Police Department at 330-882-3281.