Armed robber who hit Chandler bank sought by police

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The following news release was sent by the Chandler Police Dept.:

CHANDLER - On Saturday, August 30, 2008 at approximately 10:45 A.M., the M and I bank, located at 1990 W. Chandler Blvd was robbed.

The suspect entered the bank and yelled loudly for every one to get down on the floor.The suspect had the tellers give him the money, which he put into a black backpack and then fled.

The suspect was described as a white male, in his early to mid twenties, approximately 6 feet tall, average build, with short light brown wavy hair.The suspect may have had a goatee and/or heavy stubble.

The suspect was described as wearing a white long sleeved button down shirt, black gloves, blue jeans and a nylon stocking over his head with dark sunglasses.

The Chandler Police Department is encouraging anyone with information about this case to call 480-782-4130.