First Community Bank in Cullman robbed

Surveillance photo of the suspect.

Police are investigating a bank robbery in Cullman on Thursday after a man walked into the First Community Bank in Market Platz demanding money with a note.

The suspect, a while male believed to be in his late 20's, robbed the bank around 12:43 p.m. today before leaving with a bag of cash in a gray, four-door car, possibly an Oldsmobile Intrigue with a license plate beginning with "1B". He height is estimated to be between 5'8-6'0, and had a "buzz-cut" and wore earrings in both ears. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark gray sweatshirt-type jacket and a light blue shirt.

The stolen money was recovered on the side of a road nearby shortly after the crime occurred.

Please contact local law enforcement if you have any information regarding this crime.