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Robbery of Baxter State Bank Branch in Quapaw

FBI Oklahoma City May 10, 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 FBI, announces the robbery of the Baxter State Bank at 338 S. Main Street in Quapaw, Oklahoma.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on May 10, a white male entered the Baxter State Bank brandishing a semi-automatic handgun. The subject demanded money from a bank employee, which he placed in a plastic grocery type bag. The subject ordered bank employees into the vault and then departed the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured in today’s robbery.

The subject is described as a white male, approximately 50-60 years of age, 5’6” tall, with a slim build, and was wearing a ball cap and long gray wig, light-colored shirt, and blue jeans.

This bank robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Quapaw 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 arrest and conviction of those responsible for robbing a member bank.