A teller at the bank reportedly was handed a note demanding money. According to reports from the scene, the suspect insinuated he had a weapon.
No word at this time how much money the suspect made off with.
The suspect is described as a white man in his 40's
He was wearing a dark coat with a large hood.
Witnesses say the coat had some kind of white writing on the back.
Erie police are waiting on surveillance photos taken during this heist.
Then, this afternoon around 2:15, police were called for a hold up at First National Bank on East Grandview Blvd.
Once again, the suspect handed the teller a note, but did not show a weapon.
He's described as a white man with brown hair, 5 ft. 5 - 5 ft. 7, 140 lbs. He was reportedly wearing a dark green hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans
If you have any information on the suspect or either of these robberies call Erie Police at 870-1120.