Crime

Red dye pack explodes after man robs Overland Park bank

This man is suspected of holding up the First National Bank in the 4600 block of College Avenue in Overland Park on Friday. A red dye pack exploded after he left with the money.
This man is suspected of holding up the First National Bank in the 4600 block of College Avenue in Overland Park on Friday. A red dye pack exploded after he left with the money.

A man used a threatening note to hold up an Overland Park bank and steal an unknown amount of cash.

The robbery happened about 12:45 p.m. Friday at the First National Bank branch in the 4600 block of College Avenue. A man walked into the bank and handed a note to the teller. The note contained a threat.

A red dye pack exploded after the man left with the money. He got into a vehicle and drove eastbound.

The robber is described as a white male in his late 40s or early 50s. He wore a blue hooded sweatshirt, denim jeans and a light blue button down shirt.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at 816-512-8200.

Glenn E. Rice: 816-234-4341, @GRicekcstar

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