Paulding County deputies search for bank robber

Shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday, deputies from Paulding County were dispatched to 218 N. First Street in Oakwood, Ohio, regarding a bank robbery.

Posted: Sep 11, 2019 3:22 PM
Updated: Sep 11, 2019 9:27 PM

OAKWOOD, Ohio (WFFT) — Shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday, deputies from Paulding County were dispatched to 218 N. First Street in Oakwood, Ohio, regarding a bank robbery.

UPDATE: ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR PAULDING COUNTY BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT

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Investigators say 40-year-old David A. Ziesel, entered the bank around 9:12 a.m. dressed in dark pants, a light colored hooded jacket with a black stripe.

Ziesel was wearing a mask over his face with a ball hat on, and had wore black gloves.

He was carrying a blue bag.

Deputies say the suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

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There were no customers in the bank at the time of the robbery. Neither of the two bank tellers was injured.

Deputies say the suspect could have had a weapon, but did not show it.

Investigators believe a potential getaway vehicle is a white 2000’s model Chevy cargo style van.

The van has black rims and paint chipping away from the top. It could have an Indiana registration on the back.

“My investigators are following some leads right now. They are working with multiple agencies. I am glad no one was hurt as a result of this senseless crime,” said Sheriff Jason K. Landers. “If any has information related to this crime, please call us.”

Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation with the Oakwood Police Department.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation or any other crime, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (419)-399-3791.

You can also leave information on the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Facebook or their website at www.pauldingohsheriff.com and leave an email for the Sheriff.

You may also leave an anonymous tip via the website by scrolling to the bottom of any page and clicking on “send us an anonymous tip.”

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