July 3, 2015

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Chase Bank on Fairless Drive in Lorain robbed

A screen capture of a bank robbery at 2232 Fairless Drive in Lorain on Saturday afternoon. COURTESY FBI

A screen capture of a bank robbery at 2232 Fairless Drive in Lorain on Saturday afternoon. COURTESY FBI

LORAIN — Police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a bank with a handgun Saturday.

About 1 p.m., a Hispanic man wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a black bandanna on his face walked into Chase Bank at 2232 Fairless Drive in Lorain.

According to police, the man was armed with a handgun, stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene on foot.

Police are asking anyone with information on the man to call the Lorain Police Department at (440) 204-2100 or the Cleveland FBI at (216) 522-1400.


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Anna Merriman is the police reporter for the Chronicle-Telegram. She can be reached at 329-7245 or AMerriman@chroniclet.com.Follow her on Twitter.