Flagstar Robbed; Police Say it Might be Tuesday Bank Bandit

Birmingham police say they're working with the FBI on the investigation, noting the suspect may be involved in recent bank robberies in Ferndale, Clinton Township and Birmingham.

Birmingham police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at the at 35238 Woodward Ave.

According to a release from the , the robbery occurred around 9:35 a.m. The man is described as white, around 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans and a brown baseball hat.

Police say no weapon was seen during the robbery and no one was injured. The man fled northbound on Woodward on foot, police say, and no vehicle was seen.

Birmingham Police Chief Don Studt said his department is working with the FBI on the investigation, noting they believe the suspect may be involved in bank robberies in Ferndale and Clinton Township, as well as .

Police believe the robberies to have been committed by one man who only strikes on Tuesdays, according to Fox 2 Detroit. On Nov. 22, a man — described then as between 5-7 and 5-9, with facial hair and wearing a large bandage over his nose — robbed the Birmingham at 14 Mile and Woodward. No weapon was seen in that robbery either, with the suspect using a note instead.

At the time, police said the man matched the description of a similar suspect who robbed a Comerica Bank at Metro Parkway and Garfield in Clinton Township on Nov. 15.

On Dec. 6, the in Ferndale wearing the same bandage over his nose. No weapon was used in that robbery either.

Those with any information are being asked to contact the Birmingham Police Department at 248-530-1870.


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