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Bank Robbery in the Poconos

BARRETT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Police in the Poconos are investigating a bank robbery. The holdup happened around 9 a.m. Thursday at the First Keystone Community...

BARRETT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police in the Poconos are investigating a bank robbery.

The holdup happened around 9 a.m. Thursday at the First Keystone Community Bank branch on Route 390 near Mountainhome.

Police said the robber was able to access a teller drawer, removing bundles of cash.

He took off on foot, running across Route 390 and onto Golf Drive.

The robber is described as heavy-set, approximately 6’ tall wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

Anyone who witnessed the event or has information is asked to call the Pocono Mountain Regional Police at 570-895-2400.

Investigators released security camera images of the robbery.

Bank Robbery in the Poconos