Tulsa Police: Same Robber Hits 3rd Bank


Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 10:09 am
By: News On 6


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TULSA, OK -- Ten bank robberies in less than 34 days. Tulsa Police are investigating the latest robbery Tuesday morning at the IBC Bank branch at 4202 South Garnett.

Tulsa Police say a man came up behind an employee who was entering the bank and forced his way inside using a handgun.  He went to the bank's vault and filled a trash bag with money before running away.  The employee was not hurt. 

Watch Tulsa Police Sgt. Dave Walker as he talks about the latest robbery.

Police say the robber may be the same man responsible for two other Tulsa bank robberies.  One was January 12 at the IBC Bank at 8202 East 71st Street and other was November 28 of last year at an IBC Bank branch at 111 West 5th. 

Related stories: 1/29/2009 Ninth Tulsa Bank Robbery This Year  and 11/28/2008 Tulsa Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Anyone with information about the robber is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 596-COPS or 918-527-0085 or email current tip information to robbery@ci.tulsa.ok.us.  You can also call the Tulsa FBI office at 918-664-3300.