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Detroit Police Release Image Of Bank Robbery Suspect

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DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who is wanted for the robbery of a local bank.

Police say the man entered the Chase Bank at 611 Woodward Ave. on December 5. Bank employees told police the man approached the counter and passed a note to the teller, with instructions to give him cash.

The suspect was captured by surveillance video at the counter around 9:40 a.m. and fled in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of U.S. currency.  No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, 47-50 years of age, 5’-9”, 170 lbs, medium complexion, with a moustache.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-1340 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Text tips must start with the letters DPD, followed by the tip information.

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