Bold bank robbery suspect gets away with cold hard cash

Bold bank robbery suspect gets away with cold hard cash

MANSFIELD, OH (WOIO) - Mansfield police officers are searching for a suspect who they say robbed the Richland Bank on 797 Ashland Road around 10 a.m Wednesday.

Authorities say Chris McCarthy, 26, entered the bank, approached a bank employee and handed her a note demanding money.

They say he  received an undisclosed amount of cash and ran out the door, headed northbound.

They say he is approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 to 150 pounds.

The Mansfield Division of Police, Major Crimes Unit, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is asking the public's assistance for any information regarding the robbery. Anyone who can help is asked to contact Detective Dave Scheurer at (419) 755-9748, Sgt. Mike Napier at (419) 755-9761 and/or the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 419-525-2200.

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