Alton Police are investigating a robbery at an Upper Alton Bank.  The U.S. Bank on Washington Avenue was held up just before noon Tuesday.  The suspect implied that he had a weapon during the robbery and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black male between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 inches tall with facial hair and wearing a black-hooded jacket, black pants and eyeglasses.  According to information provided by Alton Police, they believe he is between 20 and 30 years old and of thick build.  If you have any information on the robbery or the suspect, you are asked to call Alton Police at 463-3505.


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