A man wearing a mask fled an Independence bank empty handed after a robbery attempt Friday afternoon.
Federal authorities said the man entered an Arvest Bank in the 4300 block of Noland Road around 1:30 p.m. wearing a mask and gloves, a dark hoodie and a printed bandana.
Witnesses told investigators the suspect entered the bank through the west door. He made made verbal demands, but did not display a weapon.
The suspect left the bank on foot. No money was stolen, authorities said.
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Bank officials are reviewing surveillance footage of the robbery attempt.