Jan 15, 2013 8:03 PM

Search on for Tucson bank robber

The following is a release from Tucson Police:

TUCSON - At approximately 11:32 a.m. on January 15, 2013, the Tucson Police Department was notified of a bank robbery incident that occurred at the Pyramid Federal Credit Union located at 5801 East Broadway Boulevard.

Officers from Operations Division East responded to the bank in order to initiate an investigation regarding the incident.

Theofficers were immediately able to confirm that the suspect was nolonger at the scene and that no one had been injured during the course of the bank robbery.

Detectives from the Robbery Unit also responded to the bank in order to further the investigation. They conducted interviews with persons present at the bank as wellas viewed and collected items of evidentiary value.

The investigators learned that an unknown male entered the bank armedwith a handgun. He jumped over the main teller counter and instructed the tellers to give him the money from their teller drawers. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled from the bank. He was last seen headed in a westbound direction in the vicinity of the intersection of North Chantilly and East 10th Street.

The suspect was described as a Caucasian male, 20 to 25 years of age, 6'00" to 6'02" tall, and weighing
approximately 170 to 190 pounds.His build was described as "thin." The male was last seen wearing a gray hooded, zip-up sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes.Anyone having information about his identity and/or whereabouts is urged to call 911 or 88-Crime.


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