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Bank Robbed By Armed Suspect

 

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September 6, 2019

 

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the bank robbery that occurred on 8-27-19 at the Omni Credit Union, located at 1609 E. Cork Street in the City of Kalamazoo.

 

In an effort to assist with this investigation, the OMNI Community Credit Union is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information that results in both an arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects responsible for this incident.

 

Please review the attached composite sketch and still shots taken from surveillance.

 

If anybody recognizes this person or has any information regarding this incident they are asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-488-8911, or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.  Tips can also be submitted through this website or the free app – “P3Tips”.

 

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Kalamazoo, MI: On August 27, 2019 Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the 1600 block of E. Cork St, Omni Credit Union, for a report of a Robbery in progress.  Bank employees advised that a male suspect, armed with a handgun entered the bank at approximately 10:33 am, demanding money from employees. During the robbery the suspect fired shots while inside the bank. Nobody was injured during the incident. The suspect left on foot a short time after entering the business. Officers searched the area but the suspect was not located. An unknown amount of cash was taken. 

 

The suspect is described as a black male in his thirties approximately six foot tall with a slender build wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, black pants, dark colored gloves and had his face covered by a red and black bandanna. The suspect was armed with a silver handgun. The suspect left on foot a short time after entering the business.  Officers searched the area but the suspect was not located. An unknown amount of cash was taken.  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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