On July 9, 2012, at approximately 10:32 a.m., a bank robbery occurred at the Guaranty Bank (inside the Rainbow Food Store) at 8020 Brooklyn Blvd. in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. The robber confronted the bank employees and while keeping one hand concealed in dark colored backpack, gestured as if he had a weapon. No weapon, however, was seen. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the robber fled the bank on foot. The robber is believed to have fled towards the Brooklyn Park Evangelical Free Church, located at 7849 W. Broadway Avenue in Brooklyn Park.
The robber was described as a black male, 5’5” to 5’6”, approximately 20-35 years old. He wore a white T-shirt, gray sweatpants, an orange baseball cap, and purple rubber gloves. The robber carried a dark-colored string backpack.
Another with information about this robbery is requested to contact the FBI at (763) 569-8000 or the Brooklyn Park Police Department (763) 493-8222.