Police: Banks robbed in York, Springetts; one robber said he had a grenade
Robbers targeted banks Thursday in York City and Springettsbury Township, and police said one of them claimed to have a grenade.
A short, thin man walked into the Fulton Bank at 30 S. George St. in York City about 11:30 a.m. and handed a teller a noted saying he had a grenade, according to York City Police.
The man — who didn't display a grenade or any other weapon — made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
He is believed to be about 5-feet-1 and slender, police said.
Anyone who recognizes the robber or who has any information about the robbery is asked to call York County Crime Stoppers at (717) 755-TIPS or York City Police at (717) 846-1234. Or text a tip to "Yorktips" at 847411.
All tips can remain anonymous, and a cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest, police said.
Springetts case: The second robbery happened at 1:12 p.m. at the BB&T Bank, 2900 Whiteford Road, according to Springettsbury Township Police.
A middle-age man wearing a Nike baseball cap walked into the bank, demanded money and fled after getting an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
He didn't display a weapon, police said, and no one was hurt.
The robber is about 40 years old and between 5-feet-10 and 6 feet tall, according to 911 radio transmissions.
Anyone with information about the Springettsbury robbery is asked to call township police at (717) 757-3525, or call 911.
— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at email@example.com.