Kzoo credit union robber sought

Surveillance photos of the suspect in the Preferred Credit Union armed robbery. Courtesy: Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. (May 5, 2014)
Surveillance photos of the suspect in the Preferred Credit Union armed robbery. Courtesy: Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. (May 5, 2014)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) – Police are searching for a man who robbed a credit union in Kalamazoo on Monday morning while armed.

It happened at Preferred Credit Union at 4245 S. Westnedge Avenue around 10 a.m., according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.

The suspect entered the credit union and demanded money from the tellers, and then took off on foot, headed north on S. Westnedge Avenue, police said.

No one was hurt in the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black man with a small build, about 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, and was seen wearing a white, hooded sweatshirt with orange writing on the front, baggy jeans and white tennis shoes, police said. He was also wearing a blue backpack.

Anyone with information should call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269.337.8139 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100 or http://www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

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