MERIDIAN TWP - On Monday, March 25, 2013, at 11:45 a.m., Meridian Township Police responded to a report of a bank robbery at Independent Bank in the 2100 block of Hamilton Road. A white male suspect, wearing a dress shirt and tie, sunglasses and a driving cap had entered the bank and approached a teller with a note demanding cash. The teller complied with the note and provided the suspect with an undisclosed amount of money.
The thief fled on foot in an unknown direction. K-9 units from Lansing Police Department and the Michigan State Police tracked the robber to a nearby parking lot, where police dogs lost the track.
The suspect remains at-large. He is described as a white male, mid-twenties, approximately 5'10", thin build, possibly having brown hair. Again, he was smartly dressed; wearing a black driving cap, mirrored sunglasses, a black dress coat, a tie, khaki pants, and white Nike athletic shoes.
Police are seeking assistance from anyone having information regarding this crime. Please contact the Meridian Township Police at (517) 853-4800 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP.