Bank robbed in Brookside

12/30/2013 3:41 PM

12/30/2013 3:42 PM

A bank in the heart of Kansas City’s Brookside shopping area was robbed Monday afternoon.

The FBI said a man walked into the Bank Midwest at 6249 Brookside Blvd. about 2:20 p.m. Monday, brandished a weapon and announced a robbery. The robber took an undisclosed amount of money from a teller and fled the business.

No one was injured. A detailed suspect description was not immediately available.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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