Bicycle bandit robs Bassfield Bank

A second bank robbery occured yesterday in the Pine Belt, the second in a week, and this time it was committed by a bicycle peddling bandit.

It happened about 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Regions Bank in Bassfield.

Police say a black male wearing black overalls and a white cap entered the bank, pulled out a gun, and demanded money from the tellers. The robber then escaped on a bicycle with an undetermined amount of money.

Police are still investigating.