FBI, Lawton police search for robbery suspect.
James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robbery of the Southwest Federal Credit Union, 6714 West Gore Blvd., Lawton.
At approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday afternoon, an unknown male entered the credit union wearing a grey hoodie, dark ski mask, and dark or mirrored sunglasses. The subject approached the teller counter where he threatened two tellers with a 40 caliber semi-automatic pistol and demanded money. The subject held open a white Walmart shopping bag with both hands, while still holding the gun in his right hand. After collecting money from both tellers, the subject’s gun discharged, sending a round through the bag of money. Neither teller was hit. The subject left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
The subject departed the bank from the west exit and is believed to have fled in an unknown direction of travel on foot.
Surveillance photos and witness descriptions depict the subject as follows:
Subject: Male, race unknown, possibly young, 5'6" - 5’7’, 150-175 lbs., wearing a grey hoodie, dark ski mask, dark gloves, and dark or mirrored sunglasses. The subject was carrying a 40 caliber semi-automatic pistol.
This robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Lawton Police Department. Anyone with information is requested to contact the FBI at (405)290-7770 (24 hour number). Callers may remain anonymous.