Wanted suspect in Lodi bank robbery

Police in Lodi are looking for a suspect who robbed the First Merit Bank on Wooster St. at 4:10pm Thursday afternoon.

The suspect entered the bank, went up to the teller window and implied he had a weapon, police say no weapon was seen.  He demanded money and then fled the bank.

Police say the suspect had a driver waiting in a light blue, older model Saturn.  The two fled north on Church St. in the car and witnesses said they saw the dye pack go off inside the vehicle and money was seen being thrown from the car.

The description of the suspect who robbed the bank is a white male, 5'3" and 120lbs.  He was wearing a cream colored long sleeved shirt and a dark colored ball cap.  Both the suspects and the car should have red dye on them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lodi Police Department at 330-948-2040 or 330-725-6333.

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