Police seek info on armed robbery attempt

ESCANABA — Police are asking the public to help identify a man who attempted to rob a local credit union while armed.

At approximately 5:53 p.m. Friday, July 5, Delta County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a male suspect dressed in black with a mask and a gun attempting to gain entry into the United Federal Credit Union. The doors had been secured for the closure of lobby business, but an employee was still inside at the time of the incident.

The suspect is described as a male, approximately six-foot, two-inches tall, and weighing between 230 and 250 pounds. At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing jeans, a black coat, a black hat/mask, and carrying a handgun.

The suspect vehicle is an older model GMC Acadia, black or dark blue in color, with a sunroof.

Escanaba Public Safety is asking for the assistance of the community in helping identify the suspect and vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call 906-786-5911 or send the department a private Facebook message.

No further information is being released pending the completion of the investigation.