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FBI: Bank Robbed, Man Leaves on Bike
Officials say they're searching for a man who held up the Bank of Oklahoma at 2600 W Robinson Monday morning.
Police say a black man walked into the bank located inside the Homeland Grocery store just before noon. He passed a note to the teller saying he was armed and demanded money. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.
The man then left the bank and was last seen riding a bicycle south from the store.
The man is believed to be the same individual that robbed the
Communication Federal Credit Union at 300 12th Ave, S.E. in Norman on
The Oklahoma City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation released this description of the man:
Black male, approximately 50 years of age, 5’10”, 150 lbs, thin build, wearing a dark colored jacket, plaid shirt with white collar, baseball style cap with a white design on front, wearing eyeglasses.
The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Norman Police Department.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (405) 290-7770. You may remain anonymous. The Oklahoma Banker’s Association offers a reward of up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the identification, arrest and/or conviction of anyone robbing a member bank.
Posted: Monday, February 11 2013, 02:32 PM CST
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By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Parents and guardians of children whose elementary schools were damaged in the deadly tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City area are hoping for happy reunions.
At least 20 children are among the more than 50 reported dead so far in Moore, an Oklahoma City suburb ravaged Monday afternoon by a tornado with winds up to 200 mph. Officials said early Tuesday the death toll could rise by as many as 40.
Many parents seeking their children gathered at a suburban church, listening intently as someone with a bullhorn called out the names of children who were being dropped off. For many families, the ordeal ended in tears of joy. Others were left to wait in the darkness, hoping for good news while fearing the worst.
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