Robbers Hit SE Oklahoma City Bank

Friday, May 6th 2011, 7:46 pm
By: News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police and FBI investigators are looking for a pair of suspects in a bank robbery on Oklahoma City's southeast side Friday.

Two armed men entered the Bank of Oklahoma at 4324 S.E. 44th shortly after 3:30 Friday afternoon. One of the men was brandishing a knife and the other one carried a pistol.

The man with the knife jumped on the tellers' counter and demanded money. He then jumped behind the counter and collected an undetermined amount of money.

The robber with the pistol stood in the lobby area while the money was collected.

Both men fled the bank on foot traveling east. Surveillance cameras from businesses in the area photographed the men entering a black pickup truck. No direction of travel could be determined.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The robber with the knife was described as either a white or Hispanic male approximately 5'-10" to 5'-11" in height. He wore dark clothing and black pantyhose to cover his face. The knife had a blue handle.

The robber with the pistol was described as a white or Hispanic male. He wore dark clothing and black pantyhose on his face. He was shorter than the other robber. He carried a semi-automatic pistol with a black grip.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery can contact the FBI at 405-290-7770. Callers may remain anonymous.

The Oklahoma Banker's Association offers up to $2,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and/or conviction of anyone robbing a member bank.