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FBI investigates two bank robberies Friday in KC

Posted at 10:42 PM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 23:42:32-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A robber stole money Friday from one Kansas City bank, while a different crook failed in his attempt to rob a credit union.

The first incident happened about 3:30 p.m. at the City Credit Union, 2550 Missouri 291 in Independence.

The suspect entered the credit union, pulled a handgun and demanded money, according to an FBI news release.

The man left without any cash and was last seen running north along Missouri 291.

The suspect is described as a man in his 20s, about 5-feet-11 and 180 pounds. He wore dreadlocks, a pink hoodie and white pants.

The second incident happened 45 minutes later at the Central Bank of the Midwest branch, 9740 Wornall Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

An FBI news release said the lone robber walked into the bank and demanded money. The suspect did not show a weapon.

He ran from the bank wearing a green shirt, black tennis shoes and a ski mask, according to the news release.

The suspect is in his 50s with a medium build and gray facial hair.

Anyone with information on either incident should call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS (8477)