Police looking for man accused of robbing a Key Bank in Cleveland Heights

Police looking for man accused of robbing a Key Bank in Cleveland Heights

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Investigators are trying to find the man responsible for robbing a Key Bank in Cleveland Heights. The incident happened on April 8 on the 3500 block of Mayfield Road.

The FBI said the suspect entered the bank through the main entrance brandishing a black semiautomatic pistol, he was also carrying a bag.
The suspect approached the teller line and jumped the counter.

Investigators said the man advised the victim tellers and customers that this was a robbery and demanded the tellers to open their cash drawers and to get on the floor. The suspect robbed two teller stations, he attempted to access the vault but was unsuccessful in doing so.

He would leave the bank through the side door and was seen heading east. It is unknown if the suspect used a vehicle or continued to flee on foot.

The FBI said additional suspects were not observed by witnesses.

The suspect is described as:

  • Masked
  • Light skinned black man
  • 5'7"-5'8"
  • 160-180 lbs with a medium build.
  • The suspect wore a dark hooded sweatshirt
  • Blue mask
  • Dark gloves
  • Had a black semiautomatic pistol and was carrying a black backpack/duffel bag with one strap.

Tips can be provided to FBI,Cleveland Heights Police or Crimestoppers. Tips can remain anonymous, reward money is available for information leading to successful identification and prosecution of the person responsible.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

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