Police investigating Jacobus bank robbery

Christopher Dornblaser

York Area Regional Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday morning, according a press release.

At around 9:15 Wednesday morning, officers were dispatched to a bank robbery at the People's Bank at 1 N. Main St. in Jacobus, police said.

Police say a black man approximately 5-foot-8 to 6 feet tall, in his late 20s to early 30s and wearing all dark clothing entered the bank and handed a note to the teller demanding money.

The suspect put the undisclosed amount of money in a drawstring bag and fled the bank, according to police.

He was last seen running west on Valley Road, police said.

Police continue to investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (717) 741-1259.

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