Man armed with shotgun robs credit union

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a credit union while armed with a shotgun Saturday morning.

Grand Rapids police say a man entered the Kent County Credit Union, located at 1619 Plainfield NE, around 9:30 a.m. armed with a short barrel shotgun. The suspect demanded cash and then fled north from the credit union with an undisclosed amount of money.

Authorities believe the suspect entered a red pickup truck parked nearby. The truck was described as having a large item in the bed of the truck.

The suspect is described as white man, 5′ 6″ to 5′ 8″ tall, medium to large build, wearing a black-hooded parka, black pants and tennis shoes. His face and head were covered with the hood from the jacket, dark sunglasses and a scarf worn just below his nose.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616.456.3604 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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