The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office along with the Riley County Police Department responded to a bank robbery of the Community First National Bank located at 210 Tuttle Creek Blvd in Manhattan Tuesday evening at approximately 4:43 p.m. A lone white male approximately 5’8 to 5’10 entered the bank and presented the teller a note and then showed a handgun protruding from his waist band. As seen in surveillance video, he also was wearing a dark coat with full length sleeves, black gloves, and a greenish skull cap.
No one was hurt during the robbery and the robber fled the bank with an undetermined amount of cash running east and then north in the area of Sarber Lane and Hayes Drive.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff,at 457-3353, Riley County Police Department at 537-2112, or the Kansas City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at 816-512-8200. The bank is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.