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Police investigating bank robbery at 19th and Quaker

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Updated: 5/02/2013 4:48 am

Lubbock Police are searching for a gunman who robbed the Lubbock National Bank branch at 19th Street and Quaker Avenue.

It happened at about 12:45, on Wednesday. No shots were fired during the heist and nobody was injured. Police say the robber displayed a gun, demanded cash, and fled on foot.

Nearby Rush Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a precaution during the manhunt through surrounding neighborhoods.

The suspect male is about 6 foot 2 inches tall weighing between 170 and 200 pounds. He was wearing a ski mask and had on a red shirt with a distinctive gray stripe.

If you have any information that could help investigators, contact Crime Line at 741-1000.      

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