LANSING, N.Y. — The man sought by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office in relation to the robbery at CFCU Community Credit Union in Lansing has been located, and the sheriff’s office says he is no longer a person of interest in the case. The sheriff’s office is still looking for the suspect who robbed the credit union at gunpoint.
On Friday, following a robbery at CFCU, the sheriff’s office asked the public to help identify a person of interest related to the incident. On Monday, the sheriff’s office reported that they had identified the man and thanked the community for its support.
The sheriff’s office is still seeking information about the main suspect in the robbery.
On Jan. 17, deputies responded to a reported robbery at about 4:30 p.m. at the CFCU, located at 99 Sheraton Drive in Lansing. Witnesses told deputies that a man entered the credit union, approached employees and demanded money displaying a handgun. The suspect then fled and was last seen running northeast on Sheraton Drive.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black face mask, khaki pants and dark shoes.
Anyone with information pertaining to the robbery or the suspect’s identity is encouraged to call the main office of the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office at 607-257-1345, the tip line at 607-266-5420, or the Tompkins County Communications Center at 607-272-2444.
Featured image: Suspect sought in CFCU robbery. Provided by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office