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Police searching for suspects in two Sandy bank robberies

Police searching for suspects in two Sandy bank robberies
Posted at 12:34 PM, May 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-10 14:34:43-04

Sandy Police are looking for suspects in two bank robberies.

The first robbery was in Sandy at the Key Bank at 8625 South Highland Drive around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.  A man handed a note to the teller asking for money and stating he had a weapon.

The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash and the man took off.

He is described as white, between 30 and 40 years old, 6 feet 1 inch tall with a thin build.

He was last seen wearing a beige fishing hat with pink lettering as well as baggy shorts and a dark sweatshirt.

A second robbery happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Bank on 100th South State Street in Sandy.

A woman said she stepped out of her car to make a deposit and a man with a gun took the money from her and ran off.

She was not injured and said she did not get a good look at him, but she does say he was wearing a gray hoodie and gray beenie.  She said he was holding a silver gun.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (801) 568-7200.