FBI: Man demands $5K during robbery at Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank robbery suspect

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The FBI said a man robbed the Comerica Bank near Thomas Road and 44th Street in Phoenix on Jan. 17.


by Jennifer Thomas


Posted on January 24, 2013 at 10:55 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 28 at 1:19 PM

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PHOENIX -- The FBI has released photos of a suspect in a robbery at Comerica Bank near Thomas Road and 44th Street in Phoenix.

Officials said a man entered the bank around 5 p.m. on Jan. 17 and gave a teller a demand note that stated he wanted $5,000. The suspect then verbally told the teller to hurry.

The suspect was given a known quantity of U.S. cash and fled southbound on foot.

No weapon was seen.

The suspect is described as a black male, 27 to 32 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall and 220 to 240 pounds. He had a 2-inch-long, thick black beard and short black hair. He was wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with light lining, gray sweatpants, a white undershirt and dark tan or brown shoes with white soles.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call the FBI at 623-466-1999.