Bank robbery suspect at large in Kent County

KENT COUNTY, MI — Kent County law enforcement is searching for a man suspected of robbing a bank Saturday morning, police said.

Shortly after 11 am Aug. 27, a robbery was reported at the Fifth Third Bank located on 10 Mile Road near Belmont Avenue, west of Rockford.

The suspect was described as a middle aged man, wearing a University of Michigan hat and long sleeve shirt, dark pants and a surgical mask, according to news release from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office. He did not show any weapons, no did he imply he had any, police said.

No one was injured during the robbery, and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money, the police said.

Kent County deputies were assisted in searching the area by the Rockford Police Department and Michigan State Police K9 Team, though the suspect remains at large at this time.

Kent County detectives will continue the investigation into the robbery with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, police said.

Anyone with information that could help move the investigation forward is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 616-632-6125, or call Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 to report information safely and anonymously.

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