Police searching for suspect in southeast Wichita bank robbery

Capitol Federal Robbery Suspect

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police are investigating a bank robbery. It happened Tuesday morning just after 9:30 a.m. at the Capitol Federal Savings Bank in the 4000 block of East Harry.

Police said four employees and a security guard were inside the bank when the suspect came in and demanded money. Before running, officers tell KSN the suspect dropped a bag on the floor saying there was a bomb inside. The bomb squad responded and cleared the scene.

“We evacuated the building, moved the employees to a safe environment, and have basically secured the perimeter of the bank,” said Sgt. Dan Binkley.

The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. There are no injuries

Anyone with information is asked to the Wichita Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.


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