Homewood Police searching for bank robbery suspect


HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — UDPATE: Homewood Police are investigating a robbery at the BBVA Compass Bank located just off of Lakeshore Drive. Police received a call of a robbery in progress just before 10 am on Tuesday from a teller inside the bank.

They are currently looking for a young white male who reportedly left the bank heading towards Lakeshore on foot.The suspect is described as a white male in his late teens or early 20s, and he was wearing a shoulder-length dark wig, a white shirt, khaki pants and a khaki hat with red lettering.

Police said it’s possible a second suspect, a black male in all black clothing, awaited and picked up the first suspect.

The Homewood Police Department says that BBVA was the only business affected.

The FBI has responded and is handling the investigation. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or the Homewood Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 205-332-6200.

WIAT 42 will have the latest on this developing story as soon as it becomes available.

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