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Police seek suspect in Buford bank robbery
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This man is suspected in a bank robbery in Buford. Anyone with information about him or the incident is asked to call the Gwinnett County Police robbery unit at 770-513-5300.

The man who robbed a Buford bank pointed a gun Thursday at the teller and left with more than $1,500, according to authorities.

Gwinnett County Police are looking for a white man about 50 years old with gray hair, who is suspected in the BB&T Bank robbery around 2:45 p.m. Thursday on Buford Drive.

“The male approached the front counter and held up a note to the teller,” Gwinnett County Police said in a news release. “The note informed the teller that this was a robbery and he had a gun.”

The man held up a black revolver when the teller handed over more than $1,500 in cash, according to police.

Police believe the suspect fled in a white four-door passenger car.

The suspect is believed to weigh about 200 to 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black ball cap with a Starter emblem, a navy blue windbreaker and dark pants.

The suspect wore dark-colored glasses with thick frames.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Gwinnett County Police robbery unit at 770-513-5300.

Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward up to $2,000 and can be reached at 404-577-8477 on the anonymous tip line.

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