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Man sought for morning robbery at PNC Bank in Kalamazoo County

Posted: 11:31 AM, Jul 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-13 16:01:21-04

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — Police are investigating a Saturday morning bank robbery at a PNC Bank.

The robbery occurred at the PNC Bank at 5299 W. Main St. in Oshtemo Township. The location is known as the PNC West Side Branch, is located just west of the city of Kalamazoo and has been in operation since 1970.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department and the FBI said that at about 10 a.m. Saturday an unknown black male walked into the bank and handed documents and a note to the teller confirming his intentions of robbing the bank. He is described as a 20- to 30-something-year-old black male with a striped shirt carrying a red satchel with a black strap.

The man walked away from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety assisted in the investigation and ran a canine track searching for the man’s whereabouts but were not successful in locating him.

Anyone with any information about this bank robbery is being asked to call the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office, Silent Observer or the FBI at (313) 965-2323.

Sheriff’s cars surround the PNC Bank on West Main Street in Kalamazoo County on Saturday. (Michelle Meinema Photo)