Police search for two suspects accused of robbing Westwood bank

Police searching for two West Side bank robbers

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A manhunt is underway after two people robbed a Westwood bank Wednesday morning, Cincinnati police said.

The robbery happened around 9:30 a.m. at the US Bank in the 3100 block of Harrison Avenue.

Police described one suspect as a black male in his 30s, 6′ tall wearing a gray jacket, tan pants, fake beard and armed with a black handgun; the second is a black female in her 30s, 5′3″, wearing a curly wig and gray jacket.

They say the bag with the money in it had two tracking devices in it, but the thieves got rid of them sometime after making their getaway.

According to police, both suspects jumped over the counter and assaulted a teller.

The suspects ran around the back of the bank and got into a vehicle with the money.

The father of a woman who was hit in the head during the robbery told said she is okay.

If you see the suspects, you’re asked to call 911.

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