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Bank robber in Upper Marlboro claims to have bomb

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A suspect who claimed he had a bomb robbed a Suntrust bank in Upper Marlboro Tuesday.

A photo of the bank robbery suspect (Photo courtesy Prince George's County Police Department).

The suspect walked into the Suntrust Bank in the 5700 block of Crain Highway at about 11:30 a.m. and passed a note that stated he had a bomb and wanted money. The teller complied.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male approximately 37-40 years of age, around 5'9"-5'11" tall, and weighing between 150-160lbs. He was last seen wearing a black knit hat, dark sunglasses, a black leather coat, black pants, and black gloves.

Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online. Surveillance camera photos of the suspect are attached.

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