Bel Air Sovereign Bank Robbed, State Police Investigating
The bank on Maryland Route 924 was robbed twice within less than a month.
Soveriegn Bank in Bel Air was robbed Friday for the second time in three weeks, and Maryland State Police are investigating.
On Jan. 4, Maryland State Police responded to a reported robbery at Sovereign Bank at 1816 Emmorton Road in Bel Air, a short distance from Patterson Mill Middle/High School, a dispatcher confirmed Friday.
Around 11:30 a.m. the robber walked into the bank, displayed a "Bull Pup" style, pistol grip, short barrelled shotgun and ordered tellers to open the cash drawers, according to a release from state police. The man ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
The robber is described as a white man, between 6'0" and 6'2" in height. He was wearing a dark colored flannel jacket with a hood, blue jeans, black boots a ball cap and a dust mask over his face.
This is the second time the bank location has been robbed within less than a month. On Dec. 17., a man wearing a hard hat and dust or surgical mask walked into the bank, pulled a gun and demanded money.