First Citizens Bank in Hickory robbed at gunpoint


Press Release–Hickory Police Department

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at approximately 3:09 p.m., Hickory Officers responded to a robbery at the First Citizens Bank located at 1862 Hwy 70 SE.  During the incident, a white male subject entered the bank, proceeded to the counter, displayed a handgun and demanded money from a bank teller.  After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, he exited the business and fled on foot.

The subject is described as being a White male, early 40s with scruffy facial hair.  Suspect was wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and a black toboggan covering his face.

Anyone with information reference this case is asked to contact Inv. Jesse Truesdell at the Hickory Police Department at (828) 328-5551 or (828) 261-2636 or

Author: Carol Brinson