Stillwater man arrested after bank robbery

Ponca City Now - August 9, 2016 3:09 pm

STILLWATER John Christian Kolch, 59, of Stillwater, was arrested for bank robbery shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday after a robbery at The Bank N.A. branch at 6th and Washington.

Stillwater P.D. received a hold-up alarm at The Bank N.A., 800 W. 6th, at 10:41 a.m. Officers responded immediately and were in position outside when the suspect exited the bank. The suspect, John Kolch, was arrested at the scene. Kolch was not armed with any weapons at the time of his arrest.

Bank robbery is a federal offense. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has primary jurisdiction in bank robbery cases. The FBI is conducting the follow-up investigation in this case and charges will be pursued through the U.S. Attorney’s office.


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