Robbery of Bank of Oklahoma Branch in Bethany
|FBI Oklahoma City January 21, 2014|
OKLAHOMA CITY—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 at 7101 N.W. 23rd Street in Bethany, Oklahoma (inside Homeland Grocery).
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on January 21, 2014, 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. Give me all your money.” The subject flashed what is believed to have been a silver handgun to one of the bank employees. The teller complied with the demand and provided the subject with an undisclosed amount of money. The subject departed with the money and was last seen eastbound on foot from the Homeland Grocery. No one was injured in today’s robbery.
The subject is described as a white male, mid-30s, 5’7”-5’8” tall, 160 lbs., medium build, brown hair; he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. The subject had a red bandana over his face. Investigators believe this is the same individual who robbed the same bank on December 18, 2013.
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.