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Spartanburg police search for man, possibly wearing wig, after bank robbery on East Main Street

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Surveillance image of suspect (Source: Spartanburg PD) Surveillance image of suspect (Source: Spartanburg PD)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg police said they are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday morning.

Major Art Littlejohn said the robbery happened around 10:15 a.m. at the United Community Bank on East Main Street.

Police are searching for one suspect, a man who may have been wearing a wig during the robbery. He is believed to be a male between the ages of 30 and 35 with a slender build.

The man was clad an orange reflective vest, a winter hat, and sunglasses, per surveillance images released by the police department. He did not present a weapon but threatened to shoot everyone in the business if he wasn't given money, investigators said.

He fled on foot running north on Montview Street. A K-9 tracking team searched for him, but he was not located and police say he may have gotten into an unknown vehicle.

This is the second robbery in the city this week.

The Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union on John B. White Sr. Boulevard was robbed on Monday.

The suspect in that case was arrested and is suspected in multiple robberies in the Upstate.

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