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United Community Bank Robbed

Authorities are searching for an armed bank robber who held up the United Community Bank on Hendersonville Road around 10am Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

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    Witnesses say the robber was black but they could not say whether the robber was a man or a woman. The suspect is also described as being mid-30's to mid-40's in age, between 5' and 5'4" tall, weighing 140-to-150 pounds with a raspy voice, who smelled like cigarette smoke and walked with a limp. The person was wearing a tan or beige jacket, black shirt, jeans, black shoes, a dark hat, sunglasses and hosiery over the face. The person left the bank in a burgundy colored Kia Forte' with Florida tag number BEH-P74. A black woman was driving the car. Anyone with information is asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office at 255-667- or Crime Stoppers at 255-5050.
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    Witnesses say the robber was black but they could not say whether the robber was a man or a woman. The suspect is also described as being mid-30's to mid-40's in age, between 5' and 5'4" tall, weighing 140-to-150 pounds with a raspy voice, who smelled like cigarette smoke and walked with a limp. The person was wearing a tan or beige jacket, black shirt, jeans, black shoes, a dark hat, sunglasses and hosiery over the face. The person left the bank in a burgundy colored Kia Forte' with Florida tag number BEH-P74. A black woman was driving the car. Anyone with information is asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office at 255-667- or Crime Stoppers at 255-5050.