Police say 53-year-old Ophelia Neal faces bank robbery and explosives charges in Saturday’s robbery at a Fifth Third Bank branch on Harper Ave. near 15 Mile Road.
Police are hunting for the parole absconder. The Michigan Department of Corrections say Neal is black, 5-foot-7 and has partially gray hair.
The state says she has fraud, assault and marijuana convictions.Police say the robber told bank employees she had a bomb in her cloth bag and demanded money. They say she took an undisclosed amount of money and escaped in a car with a man at the wheel.