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Oshtemo 5th/3rd Bank Robbed

On April 22, 2015, at 10:06 a.m., a lone male subject robbed the Fifth Third Bank located at 6040 Stadium Drive in Oshtemo Township.  The subject passed a note demanding money and indicating that he had a bomb.  He told tellers to refer to him as “Mr. Anderson” and stated “I’m moving to Florida.”  The subject fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

A Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety K-9 tracked the subject west along Stadium Drive to Meridian & Sunset, where the scent was lost.  The subject is described as being 6’ to 6’2” tall, wearing a ball cap with the name “Golf Florida,” a gray scraggly long-haired wig, dark-colored jacket, white mask, black winter gloves, dark pants bloused at boot top, black boots, and carrying a black satchel bag.  The subject was also carrying a second type of bag, possibly for an oxygen bottle – seen in the photos was a clear tube coming from bag to mouth area.  Subject did indicate that he was sick.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detectives at the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office, 269-383-8723, the FBI at 269-349-9607, or Silent Observer at343-2100.  Tips can also be submitted online through this page by clicking on the "Give a tip" button at the left side of this page.

 

 

 

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