FBI seeking help to identify bank robbery suspect

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Detectives with the Indianapolis FBI Safe Streets Task Force are asking for the public’s help to identify a bank robbery suspect.

The robbery occurred at a Chase Bank in the 1300 block of West 86th Street around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Witnesses told officers that the suspect handed a teller a note demanding money and implied he had a gun. The teller followed the suspect’s orders and handed him an undetermined amount of money. The suspect then fled the bank on foot.

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

Police say the black male suspect is believed to be 20 to 25 years of age, 6’1”, with a slender build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, sunglasses and a black baseball cap at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity or circumstance of this incident is urged to contact the Indianapolis FBI Safe Streets Task Force at 317-595-4000 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or TIPS. You can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip or go to http://www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. Information shared via Crime Stoppers will be considered anonymous and confidential and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.