Police searching for suspected bank robber in Forest Park

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

FOREST PARK, OH (FOX19) -- Police are trying to locate a man who they say robbed a bank in Forest Park Friday afternoon.

A short time after 5:00pm, the Chaco Credit Union located inside the Wal-mart on Smiley Avenue was robbed. The suspect handed the teller a note that implied that he had a gun and took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 20 to 30-years-old. He was wearing blue jeans and a dark colored hoodie. He was also wearing large dark sunglasses and heavy facial foundation makeup.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040 or the Forest Park Police at 513-595-5220.