The FBI is continuing to search for a suspect who robbed an Independence bank Monday morning.

The FBI is continuing to search for a suspect who robbed an Independence bank Monday morning.


Tom Gentry, public information officer for the Independence Police Department, said the Bank of America branch, 17410 E. U.S. 24, was robbed at about 9:07 a.m.


The suspect is described as an older white male in his early 60s, medium build, wearing a khaki baseball hat, sunglasses, a blue long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, white shoes, with a gray scarf covering the bottom half of his face. He also had gray hair.


The FBI has released two photos of the suspect taken from the bank’s video surviellance system.


“An undisclosed amount of money was taken,” Gentry said about the robbery. “He showed a gun, but there were on injuries reported.”


According to a news release from the FBI, the suspect demanded money from three of the bank’s tellers, and then place the money in a black bag. He fled the bank in a northbound direction. There was no vehicle information obtained and no shots were fired.


Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.