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Bloomington PD Looking For Bank Robbery Suspect

Last updated on Tuesday, March 24, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON) - Bloomington Police Department officers, along with help from other area law enforcement agencies, are on the hunt for a man they say robbed a Bloomington bank.

Lawrence County dispatchers, who are helping with the search, say the suspect is described as a black male, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark glasses and black mask. The person also reportedly has facial hair.

The suspect was last seen driving a red Jeep with unknown license plate number in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual are asked to call Bloomington Police, at (812) 339-4477, or your local police department.

Update 3/23/2009 1:26pm
The Bloomington Herald Times is currently reporting the man in question robbed the Members Choice Federal Credit Union on Patterson Drive in Bloomington, and is currently in possession of a shopping bag reportedly containing money.

Update 3/24/2009 7:10am
Bloomington's Capt. Joe Qualters tells WBIW News the robbery happened shortly before 1:00pm Monday, the man brought his own bag which was filled with an undisclosed amount of money, and fled north to a red SUV, currently thought to be a Jeep, that was reportedly waiting for him.

Additional information has been provided on the description of the suspect, including his being between 6' and 6'2" tall, and the dark gray hooded sweatshirt he was wearing reportedly had white lettering on the chest and upper arm.

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