Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office investigating an armed bank robbery

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The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who reportedly robbed the Cornell Federal Credit Union in Lansing at gunpoint.

Investigators responded to the credit union on Sheraton Drive around 4:32 p.m.

Witnesses and employees told the investigators that a suspect armed with a handgun entered the bank and demanded money before running away in a northeasterly direction.

They described the suspect as a black male who is 6 feet tall. 

During the robbery, he was wearing a black face mask, khaki or tan pants, and dark shoes.

NewsChannel 9 in Syracuse has reached out to the Sheriff’s Office to see if surveillance video or images are available from the robbery.

If you have any information that may help investigators, call the Sheriff’s Office at (607) 257-1345; their tip line at (607) 266-5420; or the county communications center at (607) 272-2444.

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