Authorities searching for suspect in Steele bank robbery

STEELE, Ala. (WIAT) — Police in St. Clair County are asking for help catching the person behind a bank robbery in Steele.

The FBI says a man held up the Alabama Peoples Independent Bank on Pope Avenue around 9 a.m. Monday.

Investigators say the man pulled out a handgun and demanded money from a teller.

When he got the cash, he ran off into a nearby subdivision.

Anyone with information that may help police catch the bank robber should contact law enforcement.

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