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Lee's Summit police, FBI searching for bank robbery suspect

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Posted at 4:29 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 17:29:22-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lee’s Summit police and the FBI are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery that happened Thursday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Carmen Spaeth said a woman walked into the Central Bank of the Midwest at 1201 SW Oldham Pkwy. around 2:20 p.m.

She handed the teller note demanding money and threatening a weapon, though she never displayed one, according to the FBI.

The woman, who is about 5 feet 5 inches tall, had black curly hair and was wearing glasses, a ball cap and a navy hoodie.

Authorities said she fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money in a red or maroon, newer-model vehicle.