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Suspect Arrested in Bridgeport Township Bank Robbery

Police in Bridgeport Township arrested a man after a bank robbery Wednesday, January 29.

The robbery occurred at United Financial Credit Union at 5658 Dixie Hwy. around 2:15 p.m. The suspect handed a teller a note demanding money. There was no indication of a weapon, though police say tellers believe he may have had one. He then fled the scene on foot before getting into the passenger side of a vehicle.

The suspect wore a purple dress, make-up and possibly a wig. A Facebook user recognized the man in a news story, giving police a positive identification. The driver of the vehicle was also arrested.

No details about the arrest are known at this time. The suspect’s names are withheld pending arraignment.

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