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Police investigating attempted bank robbery in south Amarillo


Just before 8:00 am Monday, an employee of the Citizens Bank at 4117 South Georgia was exiting their vehicle when a male suspect pointed a gun at them. The suspect demanded that he be let into the closed bank and for the employee give him money.

The employee started toward the door of the bank and the suspect left on foot towards 42nd Street.

Investigators say the suspect is described as being a Hispanic or black male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt. The employee said that the suspect was carrying a black hand gun.

The suspect did not get any money and the employee was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be made anonymously online at www.amarillopolice.org.

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