BMI Federal Credit Union – 4/04/18 – Columbus

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Robbery Date/Time: 4/04/18 10:35 am
Location: BMI Federal Credit Union
Address: 760 Kinnear Road
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43212
Lead Investigator/Agency: Det. Brad Thomas - Columbus PD
Phone Number: 614-645-4665

On April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:35 a.m., an unknown suspect pulled up to the drive-thru of the BMI Federal Credit Union, located at 760 Kinnear Road, and passed a threatening note demanding money. The note referenced a bomb. The teller received the note and backed away from the window. The suspect did not wait for a response and fled the location. The suspect was described as a male black, 27-35 years old, slim to medium build, wearing a black jacket with a hood, and a large gray scarf or shawl draped across his face. The vehicle was described as a black four-door sedan. Both Columbus Police and OSU Police responded to the location. The location was thoroughly searched and cleared by officers and K-9 Unit. Nothing suspicious was detected or located.

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