Contact: Sgt. Joy Matthews - 616.632.6106
Supervisor Approval: Lt. Ron Gates
Case Number: 21-104355
Incident Type: Bank Robbery
GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Jan. 29, 2021) – The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Gaines Township.
On 01/29/2021 at 1:45 PM, deputies responded to the Lake Michigan Credit Union, located at 6206 Kalamazoo Ave SE. The suspect entered the bank, implied a weapon, and demanded cash from the employees. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the robbery.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s’. He was wearing dark-colored pants, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black mask, sunglasses, and a yellow winter hat with a fluffy ball on top. Four pictures of the suspect from the bank’s surveillance video are attached.
If you have any information about the robbery, please contact the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at (616) 632-6357 or submit a tip through the KCSO Mobile App. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.