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Robbery of Cherokee Strip Credit Union in Ponca City

FBI Oklahoma City March 13, 2013
  • Special Agent Martinus D. McConnell (405) 290-3846

OKLAHOMA CITY—James E. Finch, special agent in charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robbery of the Cherokee Strip Credit Union located at 1508 E. Prospect Avenue, Ponca City, Oklahoma.

At approximately 10:46 this morning, a white male entered the credit union and presented a note to a teller demanding money be placed in a blue bank bag. The teller complied with the demand.

The subject was last observed running west on Prospect Avenue from the credit union. No weapon was observed and no one was injured in today’s robbery.

Surveillance photos (below) and witness descriptions depict the subject as follows:

  • White male
  • Late 40s to early 50s
  • 5’8” tall
  • 180 lbs
  • Wearing blue jeans, a multi-colored plaid shirt, a dark-colored jacket, and dark shoes.


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

Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24-hour number). You may remain anonymous.