(UPDATE) Authorities investigating South Belt U.S. Bank robbery

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(UPDATE 4:13 p.m. Friday) Surveillance photos have been released as an investigation continues into a bank robbery in St. Joseph Friday afternoon.

According to the FBI, the suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall and 250-300 lbs, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt wrapped around his head and black pants. He displayed a weapon and fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

He was last seen leaving in a dark green 2000 Isuzu SUV with plastic covering the rear window. The vehicle has since been reported stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 238-TIPS.


Authorities are investigating after a bank robbery Friday afternoon.

According to Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department, the robbery occurred shortly before 1 p.m. at the U.S. Bank at 2701 South Belt.

As of 2 p.m., no one was in custody.

The investigation has been turned over to the FBI. We’ll provide more information as it becomes available.