UPDATE: FBI investigates bank robbery, suspicious package was not a threat

The FBI provided this picture of the suspect.
The FBI provided this picture of the suspect.(Provided by the FBI)
Published: Mar. 30, 2023 at 4:49 PM CDT
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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.