|Benton Police Investigating Bank Robbery|
|Thursday, 06 September 2012 13:05|
The Benton Police Department is investigating the robbery of First Security Bank located at 1403 Military Road.
On September 6th, at approximately 12:16 PM, officers responded to a report of a robbery that had just taken place at the bank. The suspect is described as being a white male and approximately 6’ tall. He was seen wearing a camouflage T-shirt, blue jeans, brown work boots, camouflage hat, black ‘ski mask’, dark colored sunglasses, black gloves, and a tan ‘courier style’ satchel.
The suspect did display a pistol during the robbery and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. He was last seen on foot running towards the Hastings parking lot, located at 1421 Military Rd., immediately after leaving the bank.
According to witnesses he was last seen driving a 4-door almond or off white colored Hyundai car. The vehicle was believed to be an early-mid 2000’s model vehicle.
Detectives are currently working leads in this case and anyone with information relating to this case is strongly encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or leave a tip at 315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.