Man wearing cowboy hat robs Waterford Township bank, police say

Man targets Citizens Bank in Waterford Township, police say


WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a Citizens Bank in Waterford Township on Thursday.

UPDATE: Waterford Township police arrest suspected 'cowboy hat' bank robber

The man walked into the bank in the 7600 block of Highland Road at 10:45 a.m. and told the teller to give him money, police said. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of money and the man fled the bank, headed east on Highland Road.

The man is described as 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds. He was wearing a cowboy hat, a white shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

He left the bank in a white, older-model, standard-cab pickup truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call Waterford police at 248-618-6126.