High Country Crime Stoppers and Blowing Rock Police seek the public’s assistance in solving a bank robbery that occurred this morning (September 11).
At about 10 a.m. today, a white male entered the United Community Bank at 8036 Valley Boulevard in Blowing Rock. The man, who had a handgun visible, demanded money. He left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, traveling west towards Ransom Street. He may have had a vehicle waiting in the area.
Anyone who sees the suspect should contact 9-1-1 or a local law enforcement agency and should not approach the subject. Anyone with information regarding the robbery should call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Blowing Rock Police Department at 828-295-5210.
High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information that leads to arrests, recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs or the location of wanted persons.