Hardy Bank Robbed this Morning

AUGUST 8, 2006 - Posted at 11:24 a.m. CDT

HARDY, AR - Law enforcement authorities in Hardy and Sharp County are searching at this hour for a man who robbed an undetermined amount of cash from a Hardy bank this morning.

At approximately 9:18 a.m, a lone white male armed with a 9-millimeter handgun entered the First Community Bank on Main Street in Hardy and robbed the facility.  Authorities are told the man fled the bank on foot, but now may be in a car.

The suspect is described as a white male of average height and weighing between 200 and 225 pounds with dark hair and a crew cut.  At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black shirt with white emblems on it, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.  He is also said to be heavily tattoed with several tattoos on both arms, as well as a tattoo near his left eye.  The suspect is also described as being approximately 30 years old.

K8 News has a crew en route to Hardy and will have more information as it becomes available.