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The Shawnee News-Star
  • FBI searches for bank robber

  • Bank of Oklahoma robbed.
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  • James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robbery of the Bank of Oklahoma, 11300 N. May Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
     
    At approximately 2:52 p.m. on Monday, a black male entered the bank and approached the teller counter. The subject was wearing sunglasses and a surgical cap, and appeared to have surgical gauze wrapped around his face which was covered with makeup. The subject demanded money from the teller and stated that he had a weapon, although none was seen.
     
    The teller complied with the demand and the subject departed the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. The subject was last seen on foot, eastbound from the bank. No one was injured in today’s robbery.
     
    Surveillance photos and witness descriptions depict the subject as follows:
     
    Black male, late 20’s or early 30’s, 6’2”- 6’5”, 300 lbs., large build, wearing a tan sweater over a light colored shirt, tan pants, white rubber gloves, with a light blue surgical cap. The subject was wearing sunglasses and appeared to have surgical gauze wrapped around his face covered with makeup.
     
    The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Oklahoma City Police Department.
     
    Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24 hour number). You may remain anonymous.
     
    The Oklahoma Banker’s Association offers a reward of up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the identification, arrest and/or conviction of anyone robbing a member bank.
     
     
     
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