ST. CLAIR COUNTY, AL (WBRC)- The FBI says they are searching for a single suspect in the robbery of a Steele bank.
Agents say The Peoples Independent Bank, located on Pope Avenue, was robbed around 4:10 p.m. Friday by a black male.
The suspect is described as being 6' 5" and was wearing a tan coat, jeans, tan boots, glove and a full face toboggan.
The suspect entered the bank on foot and agents say he pointed a pistol at the tellers. The suspect then made three of the tellers put money into a trash bag. The suspect then fled on foot.
A K-9 unit was called to the scene and tracked the suspect to a nearby neighborhood. Agents believe that the suspect got into a vehicle at that point.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the FBI's Gadsden Resident Agency at 256-547-0522 or their local law enforcement agency.
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