Bandits Rob Bald Knob Bank This Morning

JULY 25, 2006 - Posted at 2:32 p.m. CDT

BALD KNOB, AR - Police in Bald Knob are investigating the robbery of the Citizens State Bank that occured this morning.

According to Lieutenant Woody Jones, three black males armed with handguns entered through the backdoor of the bank at approximately 9:11 a.m., ordering everyone inside the bank to get on the floor.  The perpetrators took an undisclosed amount of cash from the teller drawers and exited through the same rear door.  No customers were inside the bank at the time of the robbery.

The suspects were last seen heading north on foot, on Hickory Street.

The FBI is heading up the investigation, with assistance from the Bald Knob PD, White County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas State Police and Judsonia Police.