Athens County Sheriff searching for Hocking Valley Bank robbery suspect


The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery at a Hocking Valley Bank.

According to the sheriff’s office, the robbery happened around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at the bank located on 118 N. Plains Road.

The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. The FBI is assisting with this investigation.

The suspect is described as a white male with blond hair. He was wearing black clothing and purple sunglasses. He was driving a black sedan.

If anyone has information regarding the identity of the suspect, please contact the sheriff’s office at 740-593-6633.