Home Oklahoma City Press Releases 2013 Robbery of Arvest Bank Branch in Norman

Robbery of Arvest Bank Branch in Norman

U.S. Attorney’s Office September 27, 2013
  • Special Agent Terry B. Weber (405) 290-3614

NORMAN, OK—Special Agent in Charge James E. Finch of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the robbery of the Arvest Bank branch located at 1355 W. Lindsey Street, Norman, Oklahoma.

Just after 12:00 this afternoon (September 27th), a male (dressed as a female), entered the bank and approached the teller counter. The subject presented a note to the teller that stated he had a gun and demanded money. No weapon was actually observed. The teller complied with the demand, and the subject placed an undisclosed amount of money in a burgundy handbag. The subject exited the front door of the bank and was last seen on foot, heading east.

The subject is described as a white male, mid-30s, 5’11”-6’2” tall, 175-195 lbs., thin build, and wearing a gray and turquoise sweater, blue jeans, shoulder-length blonde wig, red lipstick, bright orange or pink running shoes, and sunglasses and carrying a burgundy handbag.

OK robbery of Arvest Bank Branch in Norman 9/27_01

OK robbery of Arvest Bank Branch in Norman 9/27_02

No one was injured in today’s robbery. This robbery is being investigated by the Norman Police Department and the FBI. Anyone with information is requested to contact the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24-hour number). Callers may remain anonymous. The Oklahoma Bankers Association offers a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for robbing a member bank.