The Rome Police Department is asking for help from the public identifying the person suspected of robbing a bank on Friday afternoon.

Police were called to the Key Bank located at 1725 Black River Boulevard North in Rome, New York following an incident at approximately 4:33pm.

KeyBank at 1725 Black River Boulevard in Rome New York Photo Credit: Google Maps (image captured October 2021) via Google Maps (January 2022)
KeyBank at 1725 Black River Boulevard in Rome New York Photo Credit: Google Maps (image captured October 2021) via Google Maps (January 2022)
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At that time, police say, a white male entered the bank and handed a note to a teller demanding money.  The man was given the cash and then fled, leaving with an undisclosed amount of money.

Bank Robbery Suspect 01072022 Photo Courtesy: Rome Police Department
Bank Robbery Suspect 01072022 Photo Courtesy: Rome Police Department
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The Rome PD says that no weapon was displayed during the incident and no injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as being about 5-feet, 4-inches to 5-feet, 6-inches tall "with brownish eyes and a scraggly, brownish beard."  The suspect was wearing a gray hoodie with a black winter cap and a black face mask.

Police are asking anyone who has security cameras at their homes and / or businesses to review their footage for possible signs of the suspect.

There has been a rash of bank robberies in Rome in recent weeks.  Police are still searching for suspects in several robberies.

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Anyone with information that may be helpful to police is asked to call the Rome Police Department's tip line at: (315) 339.7744.  Anonymous tips may also be sent to Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at: (866) 730.8477 or visit:  www.p3tips.com with any information.

Bank Robbery Suspect 01072022 Photo Courtesy: Rome Police Department
Bank Robbery Suspect 01072022 Photo Courtesy: Rome Police Department
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[AUTHOR'S NOTE:  This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the Rome Police Department.  All suspects are innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.]

KeyBank at 1725 Black River Boulevard in Rome New York Photo Credit: Google Maps (image captured October 2021) via Google Maps (January 2022)
KeyBank at 1725 Black River Boulevard in Rome New York Photo Credit: Google Maps (image captured October 2021) via Google Maps (January 2022)
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