Early morning bank robbery in Independence

Police find getaway car nearby

May 13, 2017 - 1:20 pm

This morning at approximately 9:25 police in Independence got a call about a robbery at a UMB bank at 13813 E. 39th st.  The following is a statement from the FBI 

Suspects described as two black males wearing dark hooded sweatshirts.  One suspect's face was covered in a red bandana, the other suspect"s face was covered in a blue bandana.  Suspects fled bank with an undisclosed amount of cash in a brown or tan colored vehicle with Missouri tags. The vehicle was located abandoned just north of the bank. 

The suspects still remain on the loose.  Anyone with information should call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. 

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