COMMERCE TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Was it a crime of opportunity? Police are searching for a thief who stole money from the counter of a bank inside a Commerce Township Kroger store.

Police are looking for this man – a suspect in a bank robbery inside a Kroger store in Commerce Twp.

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In-house surveillance shows the suspect reaching over the counter at the Comerica Bank inside the store in the 47000 block of W. Pontiac Trail — a bank teller was preparing to open the branch and had placed a large amount of currency on the counter.

According to police the teller was distracted for a period of time when the suspect reached over and nabbed the money. He ran out of the store but it’s not know in what direction or whether it was to a waiting car.

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He’s described as a white man, about 25-30 years old. He was carrying a white cane and wearing a dark blue shirt with a U of M decal and blue jean shorts.

If you have seen this person or have any information of his whereabouts — you are asked to call police immediately — or call CrimeStoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP.

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