ROMULUS (WWJ) – Police are looking for two suspects who made off with a large amount of cash during a terrifying bank robbery Downriver.
The incident happened around 9:25 a.m. Wednesday at the Chase Bank on Middlebelt Road north of Goddard, just outside of Detroit Metro Airport.
According to police, two suspects clad in hoodies and gas-type masks entered through the front door of the bank. Police say the first suspect approached and jumped over the counter while the second held employees at gunpoint.
Two employees were then forced to open the vault, where a large amount of cash was taken, according to police.
After they had the cash, the suspects took another employee’s car keys and fled the location driving the woman’s minivan northbound on Middlebelt Road, police said.
The suspects later ditched the minivan in the area of Farnum and Garner streets, where police believe they entered a black Dodge Charger and fled the area westbound on Smith Road.
Both suspects were described as white males, approximately 5’10” tall with medium builds. Both were wearing black hoodies, gas type masks, and gloves.
Anyone who can identify the suspects or who has any information is urged to contact police at 734-941-8400.