OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 24, 2016): Ocean City Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Bank of Ocean City, located on 12109 Coastal Highway. The robbery took place at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24.
According to bank tellers, the suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the tellers, threatening two employees at gunpoint. The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a light skinned or African American male in his late 20’s or early 30’s with a medium build. He is approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and was wearing a floppy or “bucket” hat and a fake beard, a beige jumpsuit and was holding a white package. After robbing the bank, it is believed that the suspect traveled south on Coastal Highway on foot.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or whereabouts is asked to call the Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Detective Carl Perry at 410.520.5439 or email at: [email protected]ceancitymd.gov. Citizens may also contact the OCPD Crime Tips Hotline anonymously at 410-520-5136 or [email protected].
Citizens are reminded that the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Citizens should not attempt to approach or detain the suspect, however; should immediately contact police.