'Put all the money in the bag no joke': Police looking for man who tried to rob bank in Detroit's New Center neighborhood

Attempted bank robbery suspect in Detroit
Attempted bank robbery suspect, wanted in Detroit. Photo credit Crime Stoppers of Michigan

DETROIT (WWJ) -- Do you know this wanted man?

Detroit Police need tips to identify a suspect who allegedly tried to rob a bank in the city's New Center business district last week.

The suspect, seen in a surveillance photo released by Crime Stoppers, walked into a Bank of America branch at 3031 West Grand Boulevard near Woodward Avenue at around 3:50 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, and approached the counter.

According to police, the man slid a note to the bank teller with the message: "Put all the money in the bag no joke."

When the teller told the suspect no and locked the cash drawer, the suspect left the bank.

He then fled the area in an unknown direction.

No weapon was seen, and no one was hurt.

As of Monday afternoon. police were still looking for the man, and Crime Stoppers was offering a $1,000 reward for tip that leads to his arrest.

Anyone who recognizes this wanted man, or who has any information about this crime, is asked to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 1-800-Speak Up (800-773-2587). The public can also submit anonymous tips online at this link.

Tips through Crime Stoppers are paid anonymously upon an arrest in a case; they do not wait for a conviction.

Want to know more about how Crime Stoppers works? Get all the info here.

Featured Image Photo Credit: Crime Stoppers of Michigan