Update: Suspect in Greektown Armored Car Robbery Worked For Company

December 18, 2015, 3:34 PM

Update, 3:19 p.m. Friday: A suspect arrested Thursday by the FBI in the theft last month of $578,000 from a Loomis Armored car outside Greektown Casino, was an employee of the armored car company, The Detroit News reports.

David Linnell Troupe, named in a criminal complaint, impersonated a Loomis Armored Car employee on duty that day so he could gain entry to the truck, the paper says. Authorities say some stolen money was confiscated at Troupe's home, but the lion's share remains missing.

Original article, Friday morning:

With video cameras everywhere, it's harder to get away with crimes these days.

On Thursday, the FBI in Detroit announced that agents arrested a man suspected of robbing a Loomis armored van in Greektown of more than $500,000 on Nov. 27, which was Black Friday, WDIV reports.

Police made the arrest during a raid Thursday at a home on Burlingame, WDIV reports.

Police said the robber, clad in a guard's uniform, approached the vehicle near the Greektown Casino in Detroit, WDIV reports.  An employee in the van opened the door and the robber walked off with more than $500,000.


Read more:  The Detroit News

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