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FBI, police searching for suspect who robbed Fifth Third Bank in Parma

Reward money is available for information leading to the successful identification and prosecution of this individual.
Credit: Cleveland Division of FBI

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of the FBI and the Parma Police Department are asking for the public's help in tracking down the suspect who robbed a Fifth Third Bank on Friday. 

According to the FBI, the robbery took place on Friday afternoon at approximately 12:15 p.m. at the Fifth Third Bank on Ridge Road in Parma. 

The suspect is described as a middle-aged man, standing approximately 5'9" with a thin build. Investigators say he entered the bank and wrote the following on a deposit slip, "this is a robbery I have a gun." 

The unknown suspect approached the victim teller and presented the demand note along with an empty bag. The teller complied with the demand and provided an undisclosed amount of money. 

No physical injuries were reported.

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After the robbery, the suspect fled the bank and ran eastbound on Regency Drive.

Credit: Cleveland Division of FBI

Anyone with information on the identification of the suspect is asked to contact law enforcement. Tips can be provided to the Parma Police Department or the Cleveland Division of the FBI. Tips can remain anonymous. Reward money is available for information leading to the successful identification and prosecution of this individual.

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