DEARBORN, MI. – At approximately 9:23AM, on December 13, 2018, Dearborn Police received a 911 call for a bank robbery in progress at the Huntington Bank in the 5200 block of Oakman, near Michigan Ave.
The caller relayed that the female suspect had indicated “they were watching,” and she was forced to carry an explosive device. She was given money and she left the area in a white sedan.
At approximately 9:48 am, the Huntington Bank in the 22000 block of Michigan Ave called 911 and stated that a female had just robbed the bank with a note indicating an explosive device. She left the scene in a white sedan.
The description was broadcast and Dearborn patrol officers located the vehicle on Michigan Ave near Southfield. A traffic stop was made and two suspects were detained pending further investigation.
The Dearborn Police Bomb Squad was called to the scene and ensured that there was no explosive device in the vehicle.
After speaking with the vehicle occupants, two arrests were made and the vehicle was impounded.
The investigation is still ongoing as Detectives responded to both banks to speak with witnesses and review video footage.
Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad stated, “Due to the information provided by witnesses and the quick actions of our officers, the suspects involved in these incidents were successfully taken into custody. I commend both the witnesses and the officers involved for their efforts.”