FBI Little Rock
Public Affairs Officer Jessica Franklin
December 15, 2021

FBI and Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office Seek Armed “Holiday Heister” for Takeover Bank Robbery

LITTLE ROCK, AR—The FBI and Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office need the public’s help identifying and locating a man who robbed the Armor Bank in Marked Tree on Monday.

The robbery occurred at approximately 10:23 a.m. on Monday, December 13, 2021, at the Armor Bank located at 214 Hester Park Drive in Marked Tree, Arkansas.

The suspect entered the bank, brandished a black semi-automatic pistol, and ordered everyone in the bank to drop to the floor. He then ordered a bank teller to give him cash, which he put into a black plastic bag. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in a metallic-colored Dodge Durango with black chrome wheels and tinted windows. He was last seen driving south on I-555 away from Marked Tree. No one was physically hurt during the robbery and no shots were fired.

The robber is described as either a white or a light-skinned black male, approximately 6’1” tall, with a slender build. During the robbery, he wore a black zip-up hooded jacket, a black ski mask, blue jean pants, and tennis shoes.

Photographs and a video of the bank robbery suspect are attached. Photographs of the suspect and his vehicle can also be found on Twitter at @FBILittleRock.

If you have any information regarding this robbery, please call the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office at 870-578-5411. Individuals submitting tips may remain anonymous. This case is being investigated by the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office, the Marked Tree Police Department, and the FBI.