Cops: Armed man robbed Rome bank wearing a Halloween mask

ROME. N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The Rome Police Department is looking for a suspected armed robber who took an undisclosed amount of cash from an Adirondack Bank.

According to police, the man, armed with a semi-automatic handgun, jumped over the teller counter and demanded cash.

He then fled the bank and left the scene in a grey or charcoal colored Nissan sedan.

The man is described as a white male, around 5’10” who is around 40 to 50 years old.

He was wearing blue jeans, a grey or dark blue colored windbreaker type jacket with a white and red colored stripe running down either sleeve.

Police say the suspect was also wearing a dark colored ball cap, a full face Halloween-type mask and carried a plastic shopping bag while committing the robbery.

The incident occurred on Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. at the Block River Road Boulevard location.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call detectives at (315) 339-7715 or  the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at (866) 730-8477.

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