Press Release: Robbery of Oxford Bank, Dryden Village

On Friday 01-08-2016 at 12:12 PM,   Dryden Township Police Department responded to the Oxford Bank located on Main Street in Dryden for a bank robbery.

A lone male entered the bank through the front doors.  There were no customers and only employees.  No weapons were displayed while the individual kept his hand in his coat pocket and verbally demanded that bank tellers provided money.   After the funds were provided (undisclosed amount), the suspect exited the bank through the front doors.   None of the employees were injured.

Customers and witnesses observed the suspect as he ran south across Main Street to a parking lot.  The suspect get into a tan or light colored passenger vehicle (potentially a 2005 or newer Chevrolet Impala or Buick).  The suspect traveled through an alley to Mill Street and travel southbound.   The last information from a witness was that the vehicle traveled southbound on Rochester Road from Dryden.

Suspect Description:       Male wearing a black ski mask and glasses.   Clothing attire was a blue pea coat and dark in color blue jeans.   Age was estimated in late 40’s to early 50’s.  Physical was estimated at 5-08 to 5-10 inches tall with medium to stocky build.

Vehicle Description:        Passenger vehicle that is either light or tan in color.   The vehicle is four doors and potentially either a 2005 or newer Chevrolet Impala or Buick.


Photograph of suspect entering the Oxford bank

Screen Shot 2016-01-08 at 5.34.01 PMDryden Police Department was assisted by the Almont Police Department, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police Lapeer Regional Post, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Flint Field Office.

This case currently remains under investigation by the Dryden Township Police (810-796-2271) and Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office (Tip line 810-245-1374).   Anyone who has information is requested to contact police.