Authorities search for suspect in Okemah bank robbery

Sunday, January 6th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Okemah-AP) -- The FBI is searching for a man who robbed an Okemah bank Friday.

Authorities say the man demanded 50 and 100 dollar bills from a teller at the Okemah National Bank. The suspect displayed no weapon, but told the teller to wait a couple of minutes before sounding the alarm.

He made off with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as in his mid 20s ore early 30s, a dark white man or American Indian male, standing 5-foot-10 and weighing 175 pounds, with dark brown or black hair.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call the Muskogee office of the FBI at (918) 687-7500 or Okemah police at (918) 623-1234. Callers may remain anonymous.