Midwest City Bank Robbery Suspect Surrenders In Arkansas

Monday, January 9th 2012, 10:50 am
By: News 9

The FBI announced Monday a man accused of robbing a bank in Midwest City and claiming he had a bomb surrendered to law enforcement in Carlisle, Arkansas.

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Agents said 45-year-old Richard Charles Lockhart robbed the Bank of Oklahoma on Thursday, January 5. He's accused of handing the teller a note that read, "Give me the money in the drawer. I have a bomb."

The FBI released a surveillance photo of Lockhart and received numerous calls, which helped identify him.

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Special Agent Clay Simmonds said Lockhart turned himself in on Sunday, January 8, but he doesn't know why Lockhart was in Arkansas.