Man wearing lipstick and wig robs credit union in Columbia Suspect showed teller handgun inside purse

October 21, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A man wearing red lipstick and a wig robbed a Columbia credit union yesterday morning, Howard County police said.

The robber entered Tower Federal Credit Union in the 9000 block of Snowden Square Drive about 10: 20 a.m. and approached a teller, police said.

The man opened his purse, displayed a handgun and passed the teller a note demanding money, police said.

The man then fled with with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.

Police are looking for a black man, between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10, with broad shoulders and a mustache.

He was wearing a long, dark wig, red- or copper-colored lipstick and a blue-and-white jogging suit, police said.

Pub Date: 10/21/98

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