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Man robs North Charleston bank and gets away on bicycle

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank and took off on a bicycle in North Charleston Monday afternoon.

Around 1:47 p.m., North Charleston Police Department officers responded to the First Federal Bank at 7850 Rivers Ave. in reference to a bank robbery.

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According to investigators, the suspect entered the bank with a handgun and demanded money.

Authorities say the suspect got money, fled on foot from the bank to a bicycle and rode off. The bicycle was recovered behind a nearby business.

Police describe the suspect as a black male wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers, a black mask, and carrying a black backpack.

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