Nephi Police Looking for Suspect

Published on July 13, 2017 at 06:45AM

NEPHI, Utah (AP)-Per a report from ABC 4 in Salt Lake City, Nephi police are searching for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a bank in the community Tuesday evening.

Nephi City’s Chief of Police Michael H. Morgan reported Juab County dispatch received a hold-up alarm from the Wells Fargo Bank at 3 N. Main at 5:01 pm MDT Tuesday.

Officers arrived on the scene a moment later and were informed a man had just robbed the bank with a gun and ran away, using neighborhood businesses as a shield.

The area was searched but police were unable to locate the suspect.

He has been described as a 5’8” white male, weighing 175 pounds and was wearing a black hooded jacket, white shoes and a white bandanna.

He also carried a large caliber handgun.

There were no injuries during the robbery and the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash.

While we cannot show you a photo, this link at ABC 4 Utah’s Web site has one handy. http://www.good4utah.com/news/top-stories/police-looking-for-suspect-in-nephi-armed-bank-robbery/764397224?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_abc4utah

If anyone recognizes the man in the photo, they are encouraged to call Nephi Police at 623-1626.