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[UPDATE] Search For Suspect After Robbery at Credit Union

By: Deneige Broom Email
By: Deneige Broom Email

Larry Bourdeau, police captain with the Quincy Police Department, releases more information about the robbbery that took place at Focus Credit Union on July 27.

Information on Focus Credit Union Robbery:

- Single suspect, on foot

- Handgun used, shiny, long handle (possible .357)

- Black Male (approx 5-10”), wearing black over grey sweatshirt, black ball cap, white towel over face, two tone black and white Jordan sneakers and dark colored shorts.

- Suspect left on foot

- Several employees were present, yet no customers were present during the robbery

- Suspect got away with undisclosed amount of money

QPD is still in the process of extracting photos from the credit union’s system with FDLE’s assistance.

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[UPDATE] Quincy, Florida - July 27, 2011 - 2:50pm -

Gadsden County Schools are no longer on lock down.

Larry Bourdeau, police captain with the Quincy Police Department, says the Focus Credit Union in Quincy was robbed at 12:56 pm on July 27th. The man was caught on surveillance cameras taking money from a teller, and he did have a handgun.

The suspect came and left on foot, but with a K9 unit, QPD found evidence of a getaway vehicle in the Green Street area a few blocks away.

Several employees were in the bank at the time. QPD said there weren't any customers in the bank at the time.

QPD suspects this is the same man who was involved with the Bank of America robbery several month ago.

QPD issued the following description of the suspect:

Black Male (approx 5-10”), wearing black over grey sweatshirt, black ball cap, white towel over face, two tone black and white Jordan sneakers and dark colored shorts.

Police have not said how much money the man took.

Eyewitness News will post the surveillance photos as soon as we get them from QPD.

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Quincy, Florida - July 27, 2011 - 1:20pm -

An armed robbery happened at the Focus Credit Union at the corner of Pat Thomas and Martin Luther King in Quincy.

A spokesperson from the Gadsden County School system says that the schools are on "code red" lock down at this time as police search for the suspect (schools were open for summer school). GCS is asking that all parents refrain from picking up their children until the lock down has cleared. Buses will not be picking up until the lock down has lifted.

The Quincy Police Department is currently investigating.

No other information is available.

Stay with WCTV.tv for updates.


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