EUCLID, Ohio Jan 14 2017 -- Two suspects burst into an Ohio bank on Thursday attacking the unarmed security officer and disabling him with pepper spray while a third person acted the lookout.
The bank robbery at the Citizens Bank on Lakeshore Blvd in Euclid happened at around 10:15 a.m. while customers were in the bank according to the FBI.
The FBI states that the first suspect used pepper spray on the security guard, while the second suspect walked up to the teller line and told everyone to get on the ground.
One of the suspects jumped over the counter and emptied two teller drawers into a blue bag.
The suspects were seen leaving the bank running east on Lakeshore Blvd. All three are described as black males; the suspect who pepper sprayed the guard was about 5'6"; the other suspect inside the bank was about 6'0".
The security officer was the only person who was physically injured.
The FBI and Euclid Police Department are asking anyone with any information on this bank robbery to please call them. Tips can remain anonymous.
The FBI said that this crew is violent, and needs to be taken off the street.