(Captain Douglas Molinar, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 1, 2013)
INCIDENT: 10:55 hrs. September 30, 2013 – Independence Township – Bank Robbery / OCSO Forensic Lab Assist #13-151411
SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an armed bank robbery in the 7100 block of Ortonville Road (Oxford Bank) near Northview. Information is that two male suspects entered the bank, one armed with a dark colored handgun and took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspects were last seen leaving the bank on foot in an unknown direction. The suspects are believed to have fled the area in an unknown type vehicle.
OUTCOME OF INCIDENT: Upon arrival OCSO patrol units requested the OCSO Forensic Lab respond to assist with processing the scene. OCSO FLS R. Grace was notified and en route. A K9 was also requested but was cancelled. OCSO Detective Wm. Baldwin, G. Harvey, Sgt, L. Sage and Sgt. R. Cummins (Independence Twp.) were on scene. The FBI has been notified and agents are actively working with Sheriff Detectives on the investigation. A copy of the bank security system video will be provided to OCSO detectives when it becomes available. Investigation continues.
SUSPECT / ARRESTEE INFORMATION: (S1) – male wearing a mask and grey hoodie and gloves, about 6’0” tall believed to be armed with a dark colored handgun. (S2) – male wearing a mask and black hoodie, gloves about 5’10”.