A man carrying a walking cane and armed with a handgun robbed an Independence bank Tuesday afternoon.
The robbery occurred about 2:40 p.m. at the UMB branch at 13813 E. 39th St.
According to the FBI, the robber, holding a gun, handed a teller a note demanding money.
After taking money, he fled, leaving the note and his cane behind.
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The robber was described as in his 40s or 50s. He was about 5 feet 8 inches tall and wore black gloves and a surgical mask.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.