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Suit-clad suspect robs Mt. Washington bank


Police are searching for a sharp-dressed man who robbed the Union Savings Bank Monday morning in Mt. Washington.

It happened at 2137 Beechmont Avenue around 9:45 a.m. According to police, a white male entered the bank wearing a blue and white baseball hat, blue suit, white shirt, tie and sunglasses.

He showed the teller a gun, demanded cash and then fled the scene with an unknown amount of money stowed in a Walmart bag.

Authorities say he ran southbound on Corbly Avenue and appeared to be in his 30s.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should call Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.

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