Police searching for serial bank robber

Two area police agencies are teaming up with the FBI to track down a man believed to be responsible for three bank robberies in two states.

The crime spree started back on July 12, at the Leesburg branch of Farmers State Bank on South Main street.

Surveillance photos show the suspect wearing a dark-colored mask over his nose and mouth.

No weapon was displayed, but the man got away with some cash.

A month later, on September 14, police believe the same suspect tried to rob the Community Wide Federal Credit Union on Fir Road in Granger.

Police say the man demanded all of the money in the cash drawer.

But when the teller refused, he simply left empty-handed.

Just like in the first incident, the suspect didn't display a weapon.

And the most recent robbery occurred on September 25 at the Honor Credit Union in Berrien Springs.

The man approached the teller and, again, no weapon was shown.

But he got away with some money.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid to late 50’s, between six-feet and six-foot-two.

He has gray or white hair and sideburns, with either a beard or goatee.

Surveillance video also indicates he has a gated walk or limp and seems to always wear tennis shoes.

In the first incident, the suspect reportedly parked a silver or gray early to mid-90's station wagon near the bank.

Anyone with information should call police at 574-267-5667.


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