Bank robbed Thursday morning in Temple

Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 3:21pm

TEMPLE -- Temple Police are on the hunt after an armed man forced his way inside a bank as a clerk was opening and robbed it at gunpoint.

It happened this morning around 7:30 when a clerk at First State Bank on Canyon Creek drive was approached by a black male with a hand gun.

He forced her to give her cash from the bank took her car keys and fled in her car.

"About 20 minutes later at about 7:50 AM we relocated the vehicle abandoned in a nearby neighborhood to the south of the bank about a half a mile away," Sgt. Brad Hunt with the Temple Police Department said.

Even working with a K-9 unit, police were not able to locate him.

However they are working with the FBI to gather evidence from the stolen car.


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