The Moore American

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June 18, 2014

FBI seeks suspect in Moore 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 S.W. 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 today’s robbery.

Based on surveillance photos and witness accounts, the subject is described as follows: White male, 5’8” - 5’10”, approximately 160 lbs., 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 at 2101 N. Portland Ave. in Oklahoma City on Feb. 26, and the IBC Bank at 513 N.E. 12th St. in Moore on April 26.

The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Moore Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery should contact 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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