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Bank of Oklahoma Branch in Bethany Robbed

FBI Oklahoma City December 18, 2013
  • 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 (FBI), announced the robbery of the Bank of Oklahoma branch (inside Homeland Grocery) at 7101 N.W. 23rd Street in Bethany, Oklahoma.

At approximately 2:22 p.m., an unknown white male entered the Homeland Grocery and approached the teller counter at the Bank of Oklahoma. The subject stated, “This is a robbery. I have a gun. Give me all your money.” The subject threatened to harm the teller if she did not follow his instructions. The teller complied with the demand and provided the subject with an undisclosed amount of money. The subject placed the money in a plastic grocery bag and was last seen exiting the Homeland Grocery on foot. No one was injured in today’s robbery.

The subject is described as a white male, mid-30s, 5’7” to 5’8” tall, 150 to 160 pounds, medium build and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes with purple soles and laces. The subject had a red bandana over his face, flip-up sunglasses, and bandages or tape over his fingertips.

Bethany, Oklahoma Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 1 of 2 (12/18/13) Bethany, Oklahoma Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 2 of 2 (12/18/13)

This bank robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Bethany Police Department. Anyone with information is requested to 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 information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of anyone robbing a member bank.