Crime

Prairie Village bank robbed

The scene at 6900 Mission Rd. \in Prairie Village, Kan., Friday afternoon.
The scene at 6900 Mission Rd. \in Prairie Village, Kan., Friday afternoon. The Kansas City Star

A bank in Prairie Village was robbed early Friday afternoon.

Police said no one was injured in the robbery about 1 p.m. at the UMB branch at 6900 Mission Road, across the street from the Prairie Village Shopping Center.

According to initial reports, the robber handed a note to a bank employee announcing the hold-up. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Authorities described the robber as a white man in his 40s or 50s with a medium build. He is about 5 feet, 5 inches tall. He was wearing a white baseball hat with a dark bill, a dark zip-up hoodie, blue jeans and black shoes with white heels. He carried a dark bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 816-512-8200.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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