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|Robbery Date/Time:||10/21/2012 11:26 am|
|Location:||Cooper State Bank|
|Address:||5811 Sawmill Road|
|Lead Investigator/Agency:||Columbus Police Department Detective Thomas Clark|
On October 21, 2012, at approximately 11:26 a.m., a black male (Unsub #1) wearing a ski mask and black gloves entered the Cooper State Bank located at 5811 Sawmill Road, Columbus, Ohio. Unsub #1 pointed a pistol at victim teller and said, “Nobody move, this is a stickup. Put the money in the bag quick”. Unsub #1 also told the victim teller not to “hit the button” (alarm) because he had a “scanner”. The victim teller then gave Unsub #1 the money and Unsub #1 fled the bank on foot. The money included a dye pack and bait money.
A witness outside the bank observed Unsub #1 walking outside of the bank. Unsub #1 was carrying a bag and red smoke was coming out of the bag. Unsub #1 then got into the passenger side of an older dark gray/blue Chevy Impala. Another black male (Unsub #2), was in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. The Impala then fled the area.
Unsub #1 was described as black male, approximately 40 years old, 6’0″, slender build with a deep voice.
CPD Detective Thomas Clark is the lead investigator from CPD. Contact number 614-645-3901 or 614-645-4665.
FBI SA Richard Wozniak is the lead investigator from the FBI. Contact number 614-224-1183
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