Saturday, June 11, 2016

Man used umbrella to disguise himself during bank robbery

Police in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are looking for a man who used an umbrella to disguise himself during a bank robbery in Squirrel Hill on Wednesday.

According to police, it happened at the First Commonwealth Bank just before 11:45am. The suspect was wearing several layers of dark clothing, as well as sunglasses with a mask over the top.

He was also carrying a navy umbrella. Investigators say the umbrella was open when the suspect walked into the bank. He handed the tellers a plastic bag and demanded money.

Police say no weapon was ever seen, but the suspect acted as though he had one in his pocket. The suspect was last seen running away. There’s no word on how much money he got away with. Authorities describe the suspect as a white, middle-aged man.

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