Suspect on the run after robbery at First Citizens Bank in Huntersville

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Surveillance image shows the suspected bank robber. (Huntersville Police Department)

Police are searching for the person responsible for robbing a Huntersville bank Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3:11 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, the First Citizens Bank at 14221 Boren St. was robbed, according to police. 

Several officers are at the scene. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are assisting in the search.

Police say the suspect is possibly armed and left the bank on foot heading north. If you see or recognize the suspect, you are asked to call 911.

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