WEIR — The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department was searching for two African-American men who allegedly robbed Citizens Bank of Weir at approximately 1:15 p.m. Thursday.

According to reports over police radio frequencies, the men claimed to be armed, but no weapon was actually seen.

They fled the scene in a gold 1998 Pontiac Sunfire which had allegedly been stolen earlier Thursday in Pittsburg.

Officials of Citizens Bank of Weir were contacted, but declined comment.