Man with gun robs First Merit Bank branch in Mansfield

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MANSFIELD, Ohio – Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at the First Merit Bank on Ashland Road in Mansfield.

The suspect walked into the bank at about 8 a.m. Thursday with a weapon and demanded money from the tellers, the police report said.

He fled the bank with an unknown amount of money and left in a vehicle that bank employees described as a 2000 maroon Oldsmobile. Surveillance video shows the suspect wearing a camouflage jacket and ski mask.

The case is still open for investigation while police search for the suspect.