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RCB Bank robbed – Updated

Ponca City Now - January 12, 2018 5:50 pm

RCB Bank

Update from FBI Press Release, SA Jessica Rice, FBI Oklahoma City:
At approximately 3:05pm, a bank robbery occured at RCB Bank, 1223 E Highland Ave, Ponca City, OK. The subject was a white male, 6’4″ with skinny build, age in the late 40’s to early 50’s. He was wearing black coveralls, with a grey hoodie underneath, a camouflage ballcap, and dark sunglasses. The subject slid a note to the teller demanding money, but no weapon was displayed. Subject left the scene northbound on foot and got into a red Buick 4 door.

Anyone with information regarding the identity or whereabouts of this suspect please contact FBI Oklahoma City at 405-290-7770.

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.

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Around 4 pm this afternoon, police scanner traffic indicated a bank robbery was reported at the RCB Bank at 14th Street and Highland. The suspect, described as a white male with gray hair in his 50s, fled the scene. He is approximately 6 feet tall and was wearing black overalls. Officers are on the scene. No one at the bank was injured.

We have learned there was a car fire a few blocks away that may have been involved. The FBI has been called in to investigate the bank robbery, and to determine if the car may be involved.

We will post more information when it becomes available.

 

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