Tips sought in Metro Detroit bank robbery, slaying
Crime Stoppers of Michigan announced rewards Friday for tips leading to arrests in cases involving a robbery and fatal shooting this year.
The group is offering $1,000 to find a suspect caught on surveillance photos robbing a Chase Bank in the 45000 block of Van Dyke in Utica about 12:45 p.m. Saturday, investigators reported.
The man, who was filmed wearing a gray and black hooded sweatshirt, took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing on foot.
Crime Stoppers also is offering up to $2,500 for information leading authorities to a suspect who opened fire on two people about 8:10 p.m. Feb. 7 on Detroit's west side.
Jalen Wood was arriving with a companion in the 9900 block of Belleterre when someone approached and fired several shots into his 2008 Toyota Camry Solara, officials said.
Wood, a 24-year-old Ford Motor Co. worker, later died. His passenger was wounded but survived.
Anyone with tips in either case can anonymously call 1-800-SPEAK-UP or go to www.1800speakup.org.