Mount Pleasant police are asking for help find the man who robbed Community State Bank Friday afternoon.
Officers were called at 1:03 p.m. for a hold up alarm at the bank, 8930 Washington Avenue. When police arrived, witness said the suspect entered the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. After he received an undisclosed amount of cash, the man exited the bank on foot, going east toward Fountain Hills Drive.
A weapon was not displayed.
According to a written release from MPPD, witnesses described the suspect:
- Black male
- 600 to 601 feet tall
- Brown Carhartt jacket with hood
- Pilot type sunglasses
- Blue jeans
- White Nike hi-tops
K9 Bones was dispatched to the area, and he was able to pick up a scent to follow. Near Fountain Hills Drive, the dog lost the trail, and police believe the suspect got into a car to leave the area.
From the statement:
“If anyone was in the area of 90th St. and the Frontage Rd. shortly before 1:00 pm on today’s date and remembers seeing a person matching the above description who was either walking or remembers this person getting out of a vehicle, please contact the Detective Bureau at the Mt. Pleasant Police Department at 262-664-7939. Someone may have seen this suspect enter a vehicle on Fountain Hills Dr adjacent to Frank Boucher Chevrolet shortly after the robbery. Any help from the public would be appreciated.”
Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330, via the web at www.racine.crimestoppersweb.comor by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.
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