UPDATE: FBI investigates bank robbery, suspicious package was not a threat
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The FBI is investigating Thursday’s robbery at a UMB Bank branch in KCMO and it has been determined that a suspicious package left there was not a threat.
According to the FBI, the bank robbery happened at the branch in the area of W. 85th Street and Wornall Road at about 4 p.m.
The suspect threatened that there was an explosive device and left a suspicious package at the bank. The bank was subsequently evacuated. Kansas City’s Bomb & Arson Unit conducted a suspicious package investigation. The area was closed in all directions. Ultimately, it was determined that the package was not a threat.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned man who is about 50 years old.
He has a slender to medium build and weighs about 230 pounds.
He is between 6 feet, 2 inches tall and 6 feet, 3 inches tall.
He was wearing a black KN95-type mask, a blue baseball camp, a plaid button-down that was rust in color, and jeans.
He was also wearing a black, shoulder-length wig that was pulled into a ponytail at the collar of his shirt.
He left with an undisclosed amount of money and went east on 85th Street. He was on foot.
No further information is available.
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