Police are seeking the man accused of robbing BB&T bank at 500 Bennett Ave. Thursday around 4:15 p.m.

No one was injured during the robbery.

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Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Capt. Alfred Alexander said “a black male, wearing a surgical mask and some type of neck brace, walked up to the counter and handed a note to a teller.”

The man also wore an olive green hoodie, a black hoodie, a black doo rag and a pair of “skinny” jeans.

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The teller told police that the man told her he needed gas money and then handed her a handwritten note.

The note said, “Give me $10,000 No tracers no die packs no police all lose bills (I do have a gun),” according to an ODPS incident report.

The teller activated a silent alarm to summon law enforcement.

Alexander said the teller tried to stall the man for a moment, but he reached over the counter and grabbed a bundle of $100 bills, which totaled $10,000.

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At that point, the man fled the bank through the rear entrance and headed toward Berry Street.

Alexander said investigators searched the area for the unidentified man and brought a K-9 unit to the location to assist in the search to no avail.

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Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the bank robber.

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If anyone has information about the alleged bank robbery, they are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Martha Rose Brown covers crime and other topics. The South Carolina native has been a journalist for the past 16 years.

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