Police: White van used during robbery at M'ville bank branch

2014-03-18T18:30:00Z 2014-03-18T21:08:59Z Police: White van used during robbery at M'ville bank branchTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 18, 2014 6:30 pm  • 

MERRILLVILLE | Police believe a white van was used during a Thursday robbery at Fifth Third Bank, 6760 Broadway.

Police said it appears the vehicle is a Chrysler Town & Country or Plymouth Voyager.

The robbery at the Fifth Third branch occurred before 1:45 p.m. Thursday.

A man received an undetermined amount of money after announcing a robbery, police said.

A weapon wasn't displayed during the robbery, but one was implied.

The suspect was described as a heavy-set black man who is about 6 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 4 inches tall. He was wearing a black windbreaker jacket, an Under Armour hat and glasses during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Merrillville police Detective Sgt. Ray Smith at (219) 769-3531, ext. 363.

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