Wigged bandit robs downtown Summerville bank

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A man disguised with a wig robbed a downtown Summerville bank early Friday afternoon.

According to police, the NBSC on North Main Street was robbed just after noon. The suspect, described as a 6-feet tall black male wearing a black, straight, shoulder length wig, a blue, mechanic style jumpsuit and carrying a leather tote bag, presented a handgun and demanded money.

he is said to be between 25 and 30 years old and weighs about 180 pounds. The suspect pointed the gun at a customer before entering the bank then pointed it at the teller, said police.

Officers reportedly lost the suspect's trail as he fled the bank. He apparently jumped a fence near the bank. There were no injuries reported.

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