Waterford police seek PNC Bank robber

Police say man demanded money from teller, but dye pack went off as he walked out of bank


WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Waterford Township police are looking for a man who, they say, robbed the PNC Bank at 994 West Huron on Thursday.

The bank robber passed a note to one of the tellers which announced a hold-up. Bank employees did not see a weapon. The suspect did not imply that he had one.

The clerk handed over money with a dye pack. The dye pack went off as soon as the man exited the bank. The red dye got on his hands because he was not wearing any gloves.

The man was last seen running northwest toward the Hero's Restaurant parking lot. He was seen with red hands running toward a dumpster in the parking lot. The red dye also was on his jacket.

Suspect description

The suspect is described as a white man about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slender build. He is between 45 and 55 years old. He has short brown hair, a receding hairline and glasses.

He was last seen wearing a longer brown, light-weight jacket. It might be gray or green with a material used in Carhart jackets.

Under his jacket, the man was wearing a polo or golf shirt. He also had on dark blue pants and black dress shoes.

Anyone with information on this bank robbery or the suspect shown in surveillance images and described above is asked to contact the Waterford Township Police Department tip line at 248-674-COPS. Callers can stay anonymous.


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