A $5,000 reward is being offered for the arrest of this man who allegedly robbed the Bank of Romney branch at Capon Bridge late Monday afternoon. Capon Bridge City Police may be contacted at (304) 856-2179.

CAPON BRIDGE, W.Va. — Police throughout the region were attempting to identify and locate a suspect who allegedly robbed the Bank of Romney in Capon Bridge on Monday and is believed to have recently robbed four other banks.

The suspect made no apparent effort to conceal his identity when he entered the Capon Bridge branch of the Bank of Romney at 3:35 p.m. Monday and presented a note demanding money.

No weapon was displayed and the suspect was last seen running behind the Family Dollar store along U.S. Route 50 in Capon Bridge.

He was described as approximately 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing about 210 pounds. He was wearing a blue and gray WVU hooded sweatshirt and a blue cap at the time of the incident. He had dark curly hair that stuck out under his cap, police said.

Capon Bridge City Police, West Virginia State Police and the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.

Police said the same suspect is believed to have robbed the PNC Bank in Chester, Md., the PNC Bank in Littlestown, Pa., and two separate PNC Banks in Frederick.

PNC Bank is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for these robberies.

Anyone with information about the crimes may call Capon Bridge Police at (304) 856-2179.

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