JPD releases video of bank robbery

Published: Jun. 9, 2021 at 3:31 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 3:45 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police hope by releasing surveillance video someone will identify a suspected bank robber.

The robbery happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at the Centennial Bank in the 700-block of Southwest Drive.

According to the initial incident report, the suspect handed a bank employee a note demanding money.

After getting $2,585 in cash, he left the scene in a gray late-model GMC Sierra. The report stated the vehicle had a “white paper in the window.”

The suspect was described as a 25- to 45-year-old white male, standing 5′9″ and weight 250 pounds.

On Thursday, the police department released surveillance video of the suspect, urging citizens to “pay attention to the suspect’s clothing, stance, gait, mannerisms, and other traits.”

Anyone who can identify him or his whereabouts should call CrimeStoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

JPD is releasing security footage from the bank robbery that occurred at Centennial Bank on Southwest Drive yesterday afternoon. Please watch this video and pay attention to the suspect's clothing, stance, gait, mannerisms, and other traits. The suspect(s) left in a 2015-2018 model silver GMC pickup truck and headed south on Southwest Drive. If you know this suspect or his whereabouts, send us a message, call CrimeStoppers at 870-935-STOP (7867). You will be entitled to a $500 CASH reward through CrimeStoppers of Jonesboro. *Note that portions of the robbery, namely the "conversation" with the teller, have been redacted* Ref# 5344

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Thursday, June 10, 2021

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