Bank robberies increasing. FBI seeks help solving four

 

CLEVELAND – The FBI and local police departments need help in getting bank robbers of your streets.

There have been four unsolved bank robberies in the last six weeks. One robbery happened in November, the other three this month.

The robberies happened Nov. 6 at the U.S. Bank in Garfield Heights, Dec. 8 at the Key Bank on Chester in Cleveland, December 11 at the Dollar Bank on Madison in Lakewood, and Dec. 13 at the Huntington Bank on Coventry in Cleveland Heights.

Police have not received many tips and are asking you to take another look at the security pictures.

“Please, if you recognize the suspects or know anything about these crimes give us , the police departments, or CrimeStoppers a call,” said FBI Special Agent Vicki Anderson. She added that reward money is offered for information that leads to an arrest and an indictment.

So far this year there have been 90 bank robberies in Cuyahoga County. There were 74 in 2016.

“We are very concerned,” Anderson said.