West Allis Police searching for bank robbery suspect

CREATED Jan 22, 2013

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WEST ALLIS - On Tuesday Jan. 22, just after 3:30 p.m., a bank on 67th & W. Greenfield Ave reported a robbery.

"The subject originally entered the bank stating that he wanted to open a checking account," according to acting Chief Charles Padgett with the West Allis Police Department. "He stayed for several minutes while looking around the bank before leaving. He returned approx. 30 minutes later and presented a note to the teller demanding various denominations of money."

According to Padgett, the suspect is an African American male, approximately 5’06” tall, wearing all dark clothing. The subject fled the bank with both the money and the note and got into a tan colored Pontiac Aztek SUV that was parked in a nearby Pick 'n Save lot.

After leaving the parking lot, the vehicle fled northbound on S. 70 St.

Anyone with information is asked to call the West Allis Police Department at 414-302-8000.