1/5/20 – Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

Grand Rapids police release this image of a bank robbery suspect at the Chase branch on Breton Road near East Grand Rapids. Photo courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police, 1/5/21.

The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating a bank robbery on the City’s Southeast side. It happened Monday, January 4, around 4:55 PM in the 1900 block of Breton Road SE. The suspect entered the bank and demanded money while implying they had a weapon. The suspect fled on foot and a K9 track was attempted, but ultimately unsuccessful.

The suspect is described as a black male of unknown age. He stands about 5’8” tall and has a medium build. The suspect was wearing a black and subdued camouflage Member’s Only coat, blue jeans, red gloves, mirrored sunglasses and white shoes. Surveillance photographs are attached to this release. Detectives continue to work the case and are asking anyone with information to contact the department or Silent Observer. Detectives can be reached at (616) 456-3380 or through Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345 or www.silentobserver.org.