First Place Bank in Warren robbed; bandit walks away
WARREN — A man robbed the First Place Bank branch in the Elm Road Plaza at about 9:50 a.m. today and walked away from the bank on foot before disappearing.
Police said the man walked into the bank, handed an employee a note and received money. He did not show anyone a gun, police said.
The man was described as having a red beard and mustache and was wearing a ski cap and green coat. Police searched the area around the bank, including the Giant Eagle supermarket, but did not locate him.
No one was injured in the robbery.