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Robbery of Gate City Bank Branch in Carrington, North Dakota

FBI Minneapolis October 25, 2013
  • Chief Division Counsel Kyle A. Loven (763) 569-8540

On October 24, 2013, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a lone male entered the Gate City Bank in Carrington, North Dakota. The robber approached the bank counter and provided the bank teller with a note demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, the robber fled from the bank. The robber was described as a black male, approximately 20-30 years old, approximately 6’2” in height, and having a muscular build. Shortly after the bank robbery, a white Ford Crown Victoria with no back bumper was observed leaving the city of Carrington at a high rate of speed.

Based on the description of the vehicle and the description of the bank robber, the North Dakota State Patrol, Harvey Police, and the McHenry Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on Highway 52, southeast of the city of Martin. The driver of the vehicle was wanted on an outstanding state warrant and arrested. A coordinated investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the North Dakota State Patrol, McHenry Sheriff’s Office, and the Carrington Police Department.

Anyone with any information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI, Fargo Resident Agency at (701) 232-7241.