Police: Man uses grenade to rob First Financial Bank in Hamilton

HAMILTON, Ohio - Police released photos Wednesday evening of a man who allegedly used a grenade to rob a Hamilton bank.

The incident took place around 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Financial Bank located at 970 Main Street in Hamilton.

Officials at the bank told investigators that a man came into the bank, displayed what appeared to be a hand grenade and demanded money.

It's unclear how much money was taken during the robbery.

Bank employees described the suspect as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall and 180 pounds. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a yellow t-shirt, blue jeans and a hat at the time of the incident.

Photos of the suspect can be viewed in the media player above. (Mobile and tablet users can view these photos by opening this story in a web browser.)

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Detective Kevin Holstein at 513-868-5811 ext. 1280 or the Hamilton Police Detective Section at 513-868-5811 x 2002.

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