Summerville police are searching for a man who robbed a BB&T bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

To offer tips

Anyone with information about the bank robbery can call Summerville police at 851-4100. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

According to Summerville police Capt. Jon Rogers, the robber entered the bank at 10105 Dorchester Road around 11:30 a.m. and demanded money.

Rogers described the suspect as a black man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing all black clothing, a mask and gloves. The man was armed with a pistol, he said.

The suspect sped away from the bank in a small, gray, four-door vehicle that was possibly driven by a black woman, Rogers said. He escaped with an unknown amount of cash.

No injuries were reported in the robbery, Rogers said.

Anyone with information about the case can call Summerville police.

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