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Sugarloaf SunTrust robber leaves few clues

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The man who robbed a local SunTrust branch Tuesday made out with approximately $1,645 and was careful not to leave any clues behind, police said Wednesday.

According to the police report, the unidentified suspect entered the SunTrust at 4095 Sugarloaf Parkway just before 10 a.m. Tuesday, passing the teller a note saying, "This is a (expletive) robbery, give me all the money. I have a gun."

He fled the bank with the money in a plastic Kroger bag, police said.

The teller told police that the suspect "made every attempt to not leave any fingerprints," even using plastic bags to open bank doors.

The suspect, described as a 6-foot-tall black man of medium build, was last seen running across Sugarloaf Parkway into a wooded area across from the bank.

He was wearing a black shirt, khaki pants, black tennis shoes and a hat with an "A" on it, police said.

A driver passing by, noticing people standing at the bank's front door pointing at the suspect, gave chase before losing sight of him when he ran into a wooded area off of Cannonball Court.

There were no new leads on suspects as of Wednesday evening, Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter said.