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Austintown police looking for man after Huntington Bank robbery

It happened Wednesday afternoon at the bank on Mahoning Avenue in Austintown

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Police released photos of a man they say robbed Huntington Bank on Mahoning Avenue in Austintown.

The robbery happened around 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. 

A teller told police a man came up to the front desk and said, "I need a cashier's check." He then handed her a slip of paper that read, "This is a robbery. I have a gun," the teller told police.

She looked up at the man and he said, "Yup," a police report states.

The teller then gave him all of the money from her drawer and the man left the bank.

The suspect is described as a black man with a medium build, about 5'10" tall and 180 pounds, wearing all dark clothing (a black stocking hat, black coat and black leather boots)  at the time.

Anyone with information on the identity of the robber or on the robbery should contact Det. Sgt. Jordan Yacovone at (330) 270-5109. You can also contact the APD Tip Line at (330) 270-5108.

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