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Robbery of RCB Bank Branch in Blackwell

FBI Oklahoma City April 01, 2013
  • Special Agent Terry B. Weber (405) 290-3614

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 RCB Bank branch at 1350 W. Doolin in Blackwell, Oklahoma.

At approximately 10:12 a.m., a white male entered the bank and approached the teller counter. The subject presented a note to the teller that stated, “I want all your money.” The teller complied with the demand and placed an undisclosed amount of money in a brown bag provided by the subject. The subject then departed the bank with the bag of money and was last observed leaving the bank on foot. No weapon was observed and no one was injured in today’s robbery.

Witness descriptions and surveillance photos depict the subject as follows:

  • White male
  • Approximately 50 years of age
  • Scruffy facial hair
  • Salt and pepper hair
  • Blue eyes
  • 5’9” tall
  • 200 pounds
  • The subject was wearing a long-sleeved jersey with the number 8 on the back and “hockey” on the front, blue jeans, and a blue knit cap.

Photos of the suspect:

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The method of this robbery and the subject description is similar to those in the robbery of the Cherokee Strip Credit Union in Ponca City, Oklahoma, on March 13, 2013.

Today’s robbery is being investigated by the Blackwell Police Department and the FBI. Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24-hour number) or the Blackwell Police Department at (580) 363-5490. 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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