Suspect wearing Halloween mask robs Surprise bank

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- A suspect wearing a Halloween mask and armed with a handgun robbed a bank in Surprise Tuesday morning.

According to Surprise police Sgt. Mark Ortega, a man wearing a Halloween-style mask entered the AmTrust Bank at Grand Avenue and Reems Road at approximately 10:55 a.m. The suspect reportedly pointed a handgun at a teller and then demanded cash.

The robber left the bank in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Ortega said no one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a male, 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches tall, wearing dark clothing and dark boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Surprise Police Department at 623-222-4000.