Police identify suspect accused of robbing bank in Qulin, Mo.

The man wanted in connection with the armed robbery at Southern Bank in Qulin has been taken into custody.
Published: Jul. 20, 2023 at 12:52 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2023 at 9:33 AM CDT
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QULIN, Mo. (KFVS) - Authorities have identified the man accused of robbing a bank in Qulin on Thursday morning, July 20.

According to the Butler County Sheriff’s Department, 25-year-old Zachary Stark, of Qulin, was arrested in connection the robbery of the Southern Bank in Qulin.

Deputies reportedly took Stark into custody around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday without incident.

This was nearly 12 hours after the bank robbery was first reported.

Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs said a teller at Southern Bank in Qulin was robbed at gunpoint around 9:10 a.m. by a man wearing a ski mask.

He said the suspect got away with an unknown about of cash. He reportedly ran off northeast of the bank.

Sheriff Dobbs is requesting formal charges for first degree robbery and armed criminal action.

Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs says this is video of the suspect approaching the bank from down the road, about a quarter-mile away.