Tulsa Bank Robbed By Man Posing As Customer

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 4:57 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- Tulsa Police are still looking for a man after a bank robbery on Wednesday afternoon.  It happened just after 3 p.m. on Garnett Road.

Tulsa Police Sgt. Dave Walker tells The News On 6 the suspect walked into the IBC Bank at 4202 S. Garnett Road and began a transaction as if he was a customer.  He then demanded that the tellers turn around and give him their cash. 

Sgt. Walker says the suspect was threatening in his tone, claimed to have a handgun, and threated to shoot anyone who did not comply. 

Tulsa Police say the suspect gave bank employees a brown plastic bag to put the money in and he fled from the bank.

Sgt. Walker describes the suspect as a black man, 5'6" and 150 pounds.  He's believed to be in his late 20s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 596-COPS.