Robbery of IBC Bank Branch in Bethany
|FBI Oklahoma City February 25, 2013|
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 IBC Bank branch at 7723 N.W. 23rd Street in Bethany, Oklahoma.
At approximately 10:35 a.m. this morning, two black males entered the bank with weapons drawn. One of the subjects stayed in the lobby and ordered everyone to the ground while the second subject approached the teller counter and demanded money from two tellers. The tellers complied with the demand and placed the money in a black mesh bag.
Both subjects departed the bank and were observed entering the back seat of a gold Chevrolet four-door with tinted windows and chrome trim that had been waiting in the parking lot. The vehicle then departed the bank. No description was obtained for the driver of the vehicle. No one was injured in today’s robbery.
Surveillance photos and witness descriptions depict the subjects as follows:
Subject one (at counter): black male, early 20s, 6’0”-6’2” tall, athletic build, wearing a black or dark-colored hooded jacket with a blue stripe down the sleeves, dark pants, gloves, and carrying a silver revolver.
Subject two (in lobby): black male, 6’0”-6’2” tall, early 20s, athletic build, black hooded sweatshirt or jacket, jeans, gloves, and carrying a dark colored revolver.
The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Bethany Police Department.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (405) 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.