GALESBURG, Mich. (WOOD) - A man who allegedly robbed a Kalamazoo County bank may be responsible for robbing a Montcalm County bank two weeks earlier.
The latest heist occurred around 1:30 p.m. April 12 at the PNC Bank, 84 W. Michigan Ave., in Galesburg. The suspect handed a note to a teller, implying he had a gun and wanted money, according to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department.
After receiving an unknown amount of cash, the suspect was seen walking toward the Hardings store parking lot in town. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety used a K-9 unit to track the suspect, but was unable to locate him. Authorities believe the suspect left the area in an unknown vehicle.
The suspect is described as a white male, being 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, having salt-and-pepper-colored hair, and wearing a red ball cap, sunglasses, a dark-colored coat, a dark-colored shirt and dark pants.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department is investigating if this same man robbed the Chemical Bank in Edmore in Montcalm County. The suspects' descriptions are similar, as is the manner in which the money was stolen in both incidents.
If you can help solve these crimes then you are asked to call the Kalamazoo County Sheriffs Department at 269-383-8748 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100, or the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office at 989.831.5253 or Silent Observer at 616.454.9110.
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