Police Press Release for December 30, 2016
Bank Robbery - Laurel
On December 29, 2016 at approximately 1:15pm, officers responded to the Woodforest National Bank located inside the Walmart at 3549 Russett Green East, in Laurel for a bank robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the female bank teller who stated that an unidentified male entered the bank, displayed a note announcing a robbery, and gestured he was armed by pointing to his waistband.
After receiving currency from the teller, the suspect fled from the store in an unknown direction. Officers and the police K9 unit searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. The teller was not injured during the incident.
If you have information about this incident, please contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 410-222-4720. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.
Suspect- Black male, 20’s-30’s years of age, approximately 5’10, thin build, dressed in dark clothing.