Credit union robbed

Published 7:49 pm Monday, May 17, 2010

Suffolk police are looking for help finding a man who robbed a church credit union on Monday.

According to Suffolk spokesperson Debbie George, police were called to the scene of an armed robbery at Metropolitan Church Credit Union at about 12:41 p.m.

Police reports indicate that a black male entered the building, located in the 100 block of County Street, and then produced a handgun and demanded money.

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When a teller ran to the back of the building, the man fired a shot and then fled the scene on foot without getting any cash. No one was injured in the incident.

The subject was described as a black male, possibly in his 20s, wearing a black mask and a gray sweatshirt or jacket.

Anyone with information about the robbery should contact Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up. Crime Line callers do not have to give their names or appear in court. If a caller’s information leads to an arrest, the caller can qualify for a reward of up to $1,000.