GRANITE FALLS, N.C. -- Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect who struck early-Monday afternoon.

Just after 12:30, Granite Falls Police say a man robbed the First Citizens Bank on Falls Avenue.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, running in the direction of Al's Diner, but investigators believe the suspect left the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male standing 6-feet-tall and weighing 180 pounds. He was wearing shorts, a purple sweatshirt, red or orange baseball cap and sunglasses.

If you have any information related to this case, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at (828) 758-8300.