Crime & Courts

Man flees on bicycle after robbing Cornelius credit union

Cornelius police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man who left on a bicycle after robbing Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union at 20221 W. Catawba Ave. on Monday.

At about 2:30 p.m., a man brandished a black handgun and ordered the teller to give him money, police said.

Responding officers found a bicycle in the area of the robbery along with some money.

Police believe the robber had a vehicle of unknown description waiting for him behind The Shops at Fresh Market retail center off Interstate 77 Exit 28.

The robber is described as a balding white man, 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing a white and blue ball cap, beige pants and a dark coat.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-896-STOP (7867) or police at 704-892-7773.