Update:Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

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Update at 7 p.m. Wednesday:

As a result of the ongoing investigation into the robbery of the K-S State Bank at 1101 Bluemont Avenue, the Riley County Police Department has obtained information to suggest that the suspect in this case may be driving a 2000 to 2005 4 door Cadillac DeVille. This vehicle is white in color and has dark handles with what appear to be stock rims and wheels. The vehicle also has dark tinted windows and was observed traveling away from the scene of this crime.

Again any information, contact the Riley County Police Department or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers at 539-7777.

Update at 4 p.m. Wednesday:

Riley County Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a robbery at 1101 Bluemont Avenue at K-S State Bank, reportedly occurring at about 2:45 Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the suspect entered the building and demanded money from a teller and left on foot westbound from the business. Surrounding agencies were made aware of the incident and police are currently looking for the suspect at this time.

The suspect in this case is a white male in his 20’s or 30’s who was wearing black gloves and a purple hooded sweatshirt containing the number 87 on its front left corner. He was also wearing grey sweat pants and white athletic shoes with a design that is navy in color. This suspect is approximately 5’7″ and slim in build weighing approximately 150 pounds. It should also be noted that the suspect was wearing an apron around his waist as well as a black t-shirt underneath his hooded sweatshirt.

At this time there is no indication of a weapon being used, however RCPD strongly urges the public not to approach the suspect as he could be considered dangerous.

Those with information about this crime are encouraged to contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers at 539-7777.

Original Story:

Riley County Police are looking for a suspect in a reported robbery at about 2:45 Wednesday afternoon at the K-S State Bank at 1101 Bluemont Avenue.

The suspect is described as wearing grey sweatpants and a purple hoody and was last seen on foot in that area.

RCPD Public Information officer Matthew Droge tells KMAN there were no injuries and there is no apparent threat to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCPD at 537-2112.

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