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Authorities searching for suspect in Joplin bank robbery

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT

At approximately 1:28PM a white male suspect entered Pinnacle Bank located at 1316 E. 32nd Street in Joplin. The suspect presented a note to the bank clerk and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and left the area on foot. The suspect did not display a weapon and did not threaten the use of a weapon. Officers arrived in the area and attempted to locate the suspect, however, the suspect has not been located at this time.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 40’s, wearing a dark ball cap, a long sleeve brown shirt, and blue jeans. The suspect was between 5’06” and 5’07” and 160-170 pounds. He was also described as missing some front teeth. A picture from the surveillance camera at the bank is attached.

The Joplin Investigations Bureau along with the FBI are currently investigating the case.

If anyone has any information on who this suspect might be, please contact the Joplin Police Department. You can contact us via phone at 417-623-3131, on our web page at www.joplinpolice.org, or on our Facebook page at www.facebook/JoplinPD .

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