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[UPDATE] Robbery at FAMU Credit Union

By: Eyewitness News
By: Eyewitness News

Updated 7:30pm 9-20

Tallahassee Police have a man in custody from Monday morning's robbery at a credit union.

34-year-old Freddrick Colson is charged with robbery.

Police say Colson walked into the FAMU Credit Union on South Monroe Street just before ten o'clock Monday morning and demanded money from a teller.

Police say a credit union employee who was on break saw Colson run away, and authorities were able to catch him at a nearby business based on the witness description.

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[UPDATE] (9/20 11:31AM --

The Tallahassee Police Department is on the scene at the FAMU Credit Union at 1610 South Monroe Street.

Police say a man walked into the credit union and demanded cash from the teller. It is unknown at this time if the suspect had a gun or not. The teller complied with the suspect, and the suspect left the bank.

TPD has a person of interest in custody at this time. The person was caught at a nearby business. A witness who was on break from the credit union at the time, helped lead police to the business where the person of interest was found.

We have a crew on scene and we will be bringing you details as they come in. Stay with WCTV for the latest.

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A robbery occurred at the FAMU Credit Union around 9:55AM today, September 20 . Law enforcement on the scene advises people to stay out of the area.

Law enforcement helicopters are currently flying overhead, searching for the suspect(s).

We have a crew on scene and we will be bringing you details as they come in. Stay with WCTV for the latest.


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