Suspect sought after bank robbery in Rosemount

A photograph from the Tuesday robbery at Merchants Bank. Photo from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Area law enforcement agencies are seeking local residents’ help in identifying the suspect of a Tuesday late afternoon bank robbery in Rosemount.

The lone white male suspect who left Merchants Bank, 15055 Chippendale Ave., with an undisclosed amount of cash at approximately 4:49 p.m. is described as in his mid-30s to 40s, approximately 5-foot-11, weighing about 210 pounds and having light brown hair, a mustache and goatee.

Police released a photograph of the suspect, who presented a demand note to a teller asking for cash but did not brandish a weapon. No injuries were reported.

The suspect fled the scene after obtaining cash. He was wearing a dark colored T-shirt, tan cargo shorts and sunglasses.

Anyone with information concerning the robbery is urged to contact the Rosemount Police Department’s Tip Line at 651-322-COPS; or on the internet at, to send an anonymous written tip.

The Apple Valley Police Department and the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Rosemount Police Department with the initial response to the scene.