Search for Suspects in Attempted Bank Robbery

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The Zanesville Police Department says they’re continuing to search for two suspects in an attempted bank robbery.

One suspect is described as being a white male, 6-6’1 thin build wearing a black hooded Reebok sweatshirt, dark pants, ball cap and a medical mask.

The second suspect is a white or Hispanic male, 5’7-5’8 stocky build wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, grey toboggan and medical mask.

The suspects were captured on bank surveillance cameras. Zanesville Police said at around 3:25pm Wednesday the suspects entered the North Valley Bank at 3636 Maple Avenue and gave the teller a note demanding money. The suspects waited for the money and after approximately six minutes both left without obtaining any money.

Residents in the area are encouraged to check video doorbell and security surveillance systems for anyone matching the descriptions listed.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects are asked to contact the Zanesville Police Department at 740-455-0700 or Detective Andrews at 740-455-0709.

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.