Region 8 police looking for bank robbery suspect

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) -- Authorities in St. Francis County Saturday said they are searching for a man who stole an undisclosed amount of money from the 1st National Bank of Eastern Arkansas. According to a news release, a white male entered the bank near Interstate 40 in Forrest City, handed the teller a note demanding money and left with multiple $1 bills.

Police said the suspect is a white male, 5'9" tall, weighs 150 pounds with brown hair coming down past the collar in the back. Police said the man, believed to be in his 30's, also had a full beard.

According to the release, witnesses reported the man leaving in an older model green Nissan Maxima, four doors with a Tennessee license plate. The man reportedly left heading north towards I-40.

The public is being asked for information on this case. If you have anything that could help police make an arrest in this case, call the Forrest City Crime Stoppers at (870) 261-1499 or the Forrest City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 633-3434.

The release noted Forrest City Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

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