Banked Robbed In New Brighton

Police are investigating a robbery that took place today at the First National Bank in New Brighton. According to New Brighton police, the bank, located in the one-thousand block of Third Avenue, was robbed shortly before 9:30 this morning by a black man with a large build. They say his face was covered and he was armed with a gun. Surveillance video shows the suspect jumping over a counter to grab cash. No word yet on how much was taken. Police say the employees were shaken up, but no one was hurt. Beaver County Radio is working to learn more on this story. Stay tuned to 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA as this story develops.