WVC police search for suspect possibly connected to several robberies

Posted at 1:49 PM, Aug 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-21 15:49:46-04

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect accused of robbing a West Valley City credit union Tuesday.

Officers said the robbery took place around 5:35 p.m. at the University Credit Union located at 2752 South Redwood Road.

According to police, the suspect entered the credit union and passed a teller a note demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money from the teller, the suspect took off on foot. No one was injured during the robbery.

Officers described the suspect as a white man in his mid-20s, standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin to average build. They said he was dressed in blue jeans, a long sleeve button-up shirt, a gray colored baseball hat and dark sunglasses.

According to police, the suspect fits the description of a suspect involved in two other robberies within the past two weeks. The first robbery took place at a U.S. Bank at 4135 South Redwood Road in Taylorsville. The second robbery took place at a Zion’s Bank located at 3712 West 3500 South in West Valley City.

If you have any information about the robberies or the suspect, contact West Valley City Police at (801) 840-4000 or Unified Police at (801) 743-5950.