Suspected Missouri Bank Robber Nabbed Soon After Heist

7 years 1 month 1 week ago Wednesday, July 11 2012 Jul 11, 2012 Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:29:36 AM CDT July 11, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - It didn't take long for Kansas City police to arrest a bank robbery suspect who might have been trying to pull off a quick-change caper.

The Kansas City Star reports officers were called to the Bank of the West in the northern part of the city Tuesday afternoon. Police say a man indicated he had a weapon and demanded cash.

As the man was fleeing, police say a teller saw him duck into nearby woods where apparently he had hidden a change of clothes. He was arrested a short time later when he came out of the woods wearing a different shirt and hat, carrying a backpack.

The robbery remains under investigation by police and the FBI.

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