Crime

FBI investigates bank robbery in Zona Rosa, releases image of suspect

The FBI was investigating a bank robbery in the Zona Rosa shopping center in Kansas City Wednesday afternoon.

The robbery happened 12:38 p.m. at North American Savings Bank, 7012 N.W. Barry Road.

According to a news release from the FBI, a male suspect walked into the bank and handed the teller a note.

The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

No weapons were reported and no one was injured.

The suspect was described as a white male about 6 feet tall with a slender build. A surveillance image released by authorities show him wearing a white baseball cap and a dark-colored jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call local law enforcement or the FBI at 816-512-8200.

Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.
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