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Robbery of Arvest Bank Branch in Edmond

FBI Oklahoma City April 23, 2014
  • Special Agent Terry B. Weber (405) 290-3614

James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robbery of the Arvest Bank branch at 2025 Sonoma Park in Edmond, Oklahoma.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., an unidentified black male wearing a painted-on five o’clock shadow and a fake mustache and goatee entered the Arvest Bank and presented a demand note and a large envelope to the teller. The note also stated he had a weapon; however, no weapon was actually observed. The teller complied with the demand and placed an undisclosed amount of money in the envelope and handed it to the subject.

The subject departed the bank and then backed out the bank parking lot in a black, four-door Honda sedan with tinted windows. The subject was last seen driving northeast from the bank toward N.W. 164th Street. No one was injured in today’s robbery.

Surveillance photos and witness descriptions depict the subject as follows: black male with a light complexion, late 20s to early 30s, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, athletic build, and wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with a zippered front and a large basketball emblem on the back, white baseball style cap, dark pants, sunglasses, and black and white sneakers. The subject also wore a painted-on five o’clock shadow and a fake mustache and goatee.

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The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Oklahoma City 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.


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