Robbery of IBC Bank Branch in Bethany
|FBI Oklahoma City December 22, 2011|
James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Oklahoma, announces today’s robbery of the IBC Bank located at 7723 N.W. 23rd Street, Bethany, Oklahoma.
At approximately 5:52 this afternoon, an unknown white female entered the bank and approached a teller at the teller counter. The female presented a note that stated, “I’m armed. Give me all your money. Don’t hit the alarm. No bait bills and don’t call the police until I leave.” The bank teller complied with the demand and gave the robber an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber gathered the money and was last seen heading west on N.W. 23rd Street. She was seen in a black in color, possibly a 1998 model Toyota Camry with tinted windows. The vehicle’s emblem and writing on the vehicle describing it was gold in color.
The robber was described as a white female with long, dirty blond hair. She wore a blue baseball style cap, a dark green winter coat, and dark pants. She was using a flip-type cell phone.
This robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Bethany Police Department. Anyone with any information about this robbery may call the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24-hour number). Callers may remain anonymous. The Oklahoma Banker’s Association offers a reward of up to $2,000 for any information leading to the identification and/or arrest of any person robbing a member bank.