Lincoln Police ask for help in finding bank robbery suspect
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – UPDATE: Lincoln Police are seeking help in their search for the suspect in Wednesday’s bank robbery.
Police released pictures of the suspect who is described as a male in his 30s to 40s with tattoos on his hands and neck. He was wearing a beanie, a black face mask and a flannel shirt with a white undershirt.
The U.S. Bank near 27th and Superior Streets was robbed on Wednesday around noon, Lincoln Police say.
Capt. Travis Banks told Channel 8’s Nolan Dorn that the suspect fled on foot and that no weapons have been found yet.
The suspect came in through the front door and passed a note to the teller requesting money, police said.
Lincoln Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 30s to 40s with tattoos on his hands and neck. He was wearing a beanie, a black face mask and a flannel shirt with a white undershirt.
There were five people in the bank at the time of the robbery.
Police do not believe that there is a threat to the public.
The Lincoln Police Department is currently investigating the incident.
Since May, there have been two similar bank robberies in York and Geneva. Police have not said if they believe that the most recent robbery is related to the others.