First Bank in Vass was robbed Wednesday afternoon around 1:30, and law enforcement is looking for the suspects.

The suspects fled the scene in an orange colored, four-door, Dodge Ram pickup truck.   


Surveillance of the suspect’s shoe

After speaking with Vass Police Chief, Tim Blakely, we can confirm that one man entered the bank wearing a black coat, gloves, white and gray Nike sneakers. The man was described as a thin caucasian male wearing a gray bandana and brandishing a black handgun. The driver waited in the truck and was described as a heavier set white male.

Vass-Lakeview Elementary school was on a lockdown after the robbery as a precautionary measure; however, the lockdown has been lifted and the students are expected to be dismissed on time today, according to Moore County Schools.

There were no injuries reported in the robbery.

Anyone with information about the man or the vehicle is asked to call the Vass Police Department at (910) 245-4676.

This story will be updated when new information becomes available.  This story was last updated at 7:30 p.m. January 24th.




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