The Norman Transcript


June 19, 2014

FBI seeks suspect in Moore bank robbery

MOORE — James E. Finch, special agent in charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robbery of the MidFirst Bank, 1037 SW 19th St.

At approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, an unidentified man entered the bank wearing a mask depicting an older white male. The subject approached a teller and presented a note demanding money. The note indicated that the subject had a gun, although no gun was actually observed.

The teller complied with the robber’s demand and provided him an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber placed the money in a blue plastic bag. No one was injured in the robbery.

Based on surveillance photos and witness accounts, the subject is described as follows: White male, 5 foot 8 inches to five foot 10 inches tall, approximately 160 pounds, wearing a gray sports coat, light-colored pants, a multi-colored shirt, dark shoes, black gloves and a mask depicting an older white male. The subject was driving a silver, four-door Honda Accord with tinted windows.

The same individual is be believed to have robbed the IBC Bank branch Feb. 26 at 2101 N. Portland Ave. in Oklahoma City and IBC Bank on April 26 at 513 N.E. 12th St. in Moore. 

The FBI and Moore Police Department are investigating.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery should call the FBI at 290-7770 (24 hour number). You may remain anonymous.

The Oklahoma Banker’s Association offers a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and/or conviction of anyone robbing a member bank.

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