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Man robs bank in west Springfield

He left with the money in a trash bag.

February 24, 2012|by KY3 News

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An armed man walked into a bank at 2735 W. Chestnut Expressway and got away with cash on Friday afternoon.  Bank employees said the man had a black semi-automatic handgun.

Police say witnesses describe the robber as white, possibly in his late 20s to mid 30s, and 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9, with average build.  He wore a black mesh mask over his face, a grayish or black hoodie, blue jeans, black gloves, work boots and round black sunglasses.  He left the Great Southern Bank with the case in a trash bag and left northbouind on foot across the railroad tracks and into the neighborhood.

Anyone with information about the roobery can call the Springfield Police Department at (417) 864-1810 or the FBI at (417) 882-3303 or (816) 512-8200.  Great Southern Bank is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction of the robber.






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