FWPD searching for attempted bank robbery suspect, photo provided

Photo Supplied / Fort Wayne Police Department

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – Fort Wayne police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an attempted bank robbery suspect.

Photo Supplied – FWPD

The suspect attempted to rob the Chase Bank on E. Pettit Avenue back on December 18, 2018.

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Just before 11 a.m., the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller and handed them a handwritten note demanding cash. The note also indicated that he was armed with a handgun.

The suspect was unsuccessful in robbing the bank, but was able to flee the scene before authorities arrived.

Police have provided a surveillance photo of the suspect, who is described as being between 5’6-5’8″ tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds.

If you recognize him, call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP or the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1201.

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