Police search for bank robber
Posted December 4, 2013
ROCHESTER HILLS — According to a police report, a man robbed the TCF Bank on Auburn Road, near Rochester Road, 10:03 a.m. Nov. 26.
The man entered the bank holding a grocery bag and walked up to a teller, the report states. The suspect gave the teller the bag and demanded the teller fill it with money.
No weapon was visible, and no injuries were reported during the robbery. The suspect left the bank in a car that could possibly be a silver Toyota Yaris, traveling east on Auburn Road. A subsequent search of the area by Oakland and Macomb county police officials was unsuccessful.
The suspect is described as a white man, between 35 and 40 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, clean shaven, with brown hair. He was reportedly wearing a brown Carhartt-type jacket, blue jeans and a Detroit Red Wings cap with a black brim.
Bank surveillance camera footage is currently under review, the report states. FBI officials are currently working with Oakland County Sheriff’s Office officials on the investigation.
A cash reward is offered for information leading to the suspect’s arrest. Those with information are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (248) 858-4911, the FBI at (313) 965-2323 or Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK UP.
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Staff Writer Linda Shepard covers Rochester Hills and Oakland Township for the Rochester Post. Shepard has worked for C & G Newspapers since 1998, graduated from Oakland University and is a past winner of the Michigan Press Association award. Shepard takes an avid interest in Detroit’s history and current rebirth.
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