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Bank robbery in West Portsmouth, Ohio

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Scioto County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a bank robbery that happened just after 11:15 a.m. Friday at the WesBanco on Galena Pike in West Portsmouth, OH.

According to deputies, the male suspect entered the bank, brandished a weapon, and demanded an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect also demanded the bank teller hand over her car keys and then made her walk with him to her vehicle in the parking lot.

According to the teller, the suspect got into the car and drove away. He was last seen driving southbound.

The vehicle was described as a 2000 gold two-door Chevrolet Caviler.

Detectives found the vehicle on the side of the road in West Portsmouth shortly after the robbery.

Anyone with any information is being requested to contact the Scioto County Sheriff's Department at (740) 351-1099 or the local FBI office at (740) 354-5465.

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