Police Still Looking For Suspect In Attempted Bank Robbery

Posted at 1:39 PM, Sep 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-24 13:39:02-04

chase bank robbery suspectGRAND RAPIDS,Mich. — A teller at the Chase Bank on Leonard Street NW refused to give up cash to an armed robbery suspect September 23, according to police.

The suspect entered the bank at around 2:45 p.m. and implied that he had gun.  After the teller refused to give them money, they fled on foot.  No one was injured.  As of 3:55 p.m. Monday, K-9 units had lost their scent in a nearby cemetery.

The suspect was described as a black male, light-complexion, 5-8, slim build, with some facial hair.

The suspect was wearing a dark coat and a baseball hat with a design on the front.

The  Major  Case  Team  and  the  FBI are  investigating  this  bank  robbery.  Anyone with information is asked to call police at 456-3604 or Silent Observer at 774-2345. Silent Observer can also be contacted at