CLEVELAND -- The FBI is searching for a man who used a phony bomb device and a gun to rob a Cleveland bank.
According to the FBI, just after 9 a.m. the man entered the Key Bank on Lorain Avenue.
The FBI says the man placed a blue grocery bag on the counter and told the teller that it contained a bomb. He then demanded $50 and $100 bills as hepulled a handgun and waved it around at those in the bank.
The man ran away heading northbound on Rocky River Driver with an unknown amount of cash.
The Cleveland Police Bomb Squad determined that the device in the bag was not an explosive.
A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the man.
The man is described as 5'8" to 5'10", weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, dark sneakers and a dark colored bandana over his nose and mouth.
If you have any information regarding this bank robbery, please contact the Cleveland Division of Police, First District, at 216-623-5100 or the Cleveland FBI office at 216-522-1400.