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

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