Erie Police Search for Two In Connection to Bank Robbery

Published 02/25 2014 09:02PM

Updated 02/26 2014 09:44AM

February 25, 2014 - Erie Police released surveillance pictures this afternoon and now say they are looking for a man who robbed the bank and another per on who drove the getaway car.

The suspect who held up the bank is described as a 5'5" to 5'8", 120lbs to 140lbs from 20 to 30 years old.

Police responded to the bank robbery at the Marquette Bank located in the 3400 block of Liberty Street around 9:45am.

Police spent a long time in the area analyzing footprints in the snow, looking in the area of Plum Street.

Police say it doesn't appear the suspect had a weapon, he just demanded money from the teller.

Reports from the scene indicate the suspect left the bank and ran west, then got into a car in the area of Plum Street.

The witness decried the car as a dark blue sedan, a late 1980's model with a boxy look to it.

Police say they got away with an undetermined amount of cash and didn't know whether or not the tell gave a dye pack with the money.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 870-1120.

Erie Police say this bank was robbed last year, January 19th, 2013, but the suspect, Martin Mitchell, was arrested and charged with that robbery.

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