Milwaukee police seek to identify bank robbery suspect

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police need the public's help to identify a robbery suspect involved in an incident at the U.S. Bank at 2303 N. Farwell Avenue on March 3rd.

According to police, the suspect entered the store around 12:55 p.m. wearing a wig and sunglasses, approached the teller and demanded money both verbally and with a written note.

The teller gave the suspect the money and the suspect put the money in a purse and ran out of the bank. He then ran westbound and entered a gray four-door SUV that fled eastbound from the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 25-35 years-old, 5'7"-5'10" tall, 180-200 pounds, with a medium build and dark complexion. He had some facial hair and a diamond stud earring in each ear. He was wearing black, plastic square-top sunglasses with a black tint and a black wig that was parted at the middle, braided and longer than shoulder-length.

He had on a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt and on the back of the sweatshirt in blue rhinestones was a design of a phoenix bird with the letter "M" in a circle above the bird's head. On the front of the sweatshirt was the same design. He also wore blue jeans and dark boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.