UPDATE: Thursday, March 21, 2012
Surveillance photos have been released as police continue to search for two suspects accused of robbing a southeast Wichita credit union.
Authorities were called to the scene in the 10000 block of E. Harry around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Officials said two men entered the bank wearing masks and gloves. One of the men was armed. Another suspect maced three employees.
The suspects stole money from safes and ran out of the building.
Police said the men drove away in a maroon, 4 door 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix, possible tag 513 EVD.
The suspects are described as black men about 5'8" to 6' tall, both about medium build. One was wearing a blue hoodie, another a red hoodie.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police.
UPDATE: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Wichita police are searching for two suspects accused of robbing a southeast Wichita credit union this morning.
It happened at the Credit Union of America, 10222 East Harry St., around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Employees told police two men entered the bank, demanding money. One of the men was carrying a silver handgun. The other, who was carrying mace, sprayed the substance at several employees before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.
"Confronted employees in the business, demanding money. During the process, three of the employees, inside the business, were maced during the robbery," said Capt. Hassan Ramzah, Wichita Police.
The suspects ran out of the building and drove away in a maroon colored four-door vehicle, possibly a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix and a license tag of 513 EVD.
Authorities described the two suspects as black males, in their mid 20s to early 30s. The males wore bandanas to cover their faces.
One of the suspect was wearing a blue hoodie, 5'10" to 6'2", and of a stocky build.
The other suspect was wearing a red hoodie and described as tall and slender.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 911.