Police searching for man accused of robbing Bayless Avenue bank

The St. Louis County Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying this suspect in Tuesday afternoon's robbery of Pulaski Bank, 4226 Bayless Ave.

The St. Louis County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect in Tuesday afternoon’s robbery of Pulaski Bank, 4226 Bayless Ave.

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of robbing a bank in Affton Tuesday.

Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a reported bank robbery at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pulaski Bank, 4226 Bayless Ave.

The alleged suspect had handed a note over to the bank teller demanding money. After he was given an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled from the business on foot, police spokesman Officer Benjamin Granda said.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid- to late 20s, approximately 5-feet-9-inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black shirt and dark pants while allegedly robbing the bank.

An investigation by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons Unit is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at (314) 615-8695 or CrimeStoppers at (866) 371-TIPS.