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Man robs bank blocks from White House

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 8:37am  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) - D.C. police are looking for a man who robbed a bank just a few blocks from the White House.

Police say the robbery occurred shortly before 1 p.m. at the SunTrust Bank branch on 17th Street Northwest, near the Farragut West Metro station downtown.

Police say the man announced a robbery, demanded money and left with some cash. He was not visibly armed.

Police say the man was in his 50s or older and wearing eyeglasses, a red baseball cap and purple latex gloves.


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