Two Norman Banks Robbed by Same Men
Robberies of MidFirst Bank and Prosperity Bank
|FBI Oklahoma City March 10, 2014|
OKLAHOMA CITY—James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robberies of the MidFirst Bank, 630 W. Main, Norman, Oklahoma, and Prosperity Bank, 3501 W. Robinson, Norman, Oklahoma.
At approximately 12:26 p.m. today, a white male entered the MidFirst Bank branch and approached the teller counter. The subject handed the teller a demand note. The teller complied with the demand and provided the subject with an undisclosed amount of money from the teller drawer. The subject then departed the bank with the money and met a second white male subject who was waiting outside in the parking lot. Both subjects left the bank on foot.
Later today, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a white male entered the Prosperity Bank branch and approached the teller counter. The subject showed the teller a demand note. The teller complied with the demand and provided the subject with an undisclosed amount of money. The subject placed the money into a small black nylon duffle bag. The subject then departed the bank with the money and met a second white male subject who was waiting outside. Both subjects left together on foot and no vehicle was seen. These subjects are believed to be the same individuals suspected of robbing the MidFirst Bank approximately 30 minutes earlier.
A weapon was implied in both robberies but none was seen. No one was injured in today’s robberies.
Surveillance photos and witness descriptions depict the subjects as follows:
Subject 1: White male, late 40s to early 50s, 6’0” tall, 180 lbs., with a trimmed, salt-and-pepper goatee; wearing a beige jacket (possibly Carhartt brand), dark shirt, dark sunglasses, and tan hat; and a carrying a small black duffel bag.
Subject 2: White male, brown hair, 5’9” tall, 150 lbs, with a slender build; wearing a blue plaid shirt, blue jeans, and jacket with a Texas A&M logo.
These robberies are being investigated by the FBI and the Norman Police Department. Anyone with information is requested to contact the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24-hour number). Callers may remain anonymous. The Oklahoma Bankers Association offers a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for robbing a member bank.