SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) - Police say a woman walked up to a bank teller in Southfield and handed over a note asking for large bills and implying that she had a gun. Surveillance images show the suspect who was able to make off with an undisclosed amount of money.
The female bank robbery suspect hit a Comerica Bank branch located at 29201 Telegraph Road just before 2 p.m. Tuesday according to police. They say she handed over a note that simply stated, "I have a gun large bills."
As the suspect waited for a bank teller to pull money from a drawer, police say she then said, "Hurry up, I have a gun."
In a statement, Southfield police said, "The bank teller was not injured during this incident and a weapon was not seen but it was implied by the suspect that she was armed."
The suspect is described by investigators as a woman between the age of 30 and 40 years old. They say she had crooked teeth and was wearing a black wig that had gold streaks. She also wore sunglasses, a red shirt with short sleeves and blue jeans with a gold design embossed on the rear pockets. Police say she was carrying a black and gold purse.
The woman was between 5' 5" and 5' 7" tall and she's described as having a "heavy build."
If you can identify the suspect or you have any information regarding this incident, call the Southfield Police Department at (248) 796-5500.