On Friday morning at approximately 9:00 o'clock, the North Bank of Kirksville was robbed. The unknown male suspect entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded money.
The suspect left on foot, with an undisclosed amount of money, traveling southbound across a creek and disappearing on the west side of a wooded area immediately southwest of the bank (headed in a generally southern direction). It is unknown if a car was involved.
The suspect, who was wearing a mask, is described as: Male, Unknown race, Approximately 5â€™0â€ť-5â€™3â€ť in height, and weighing approximately 140 to 160 pounds. Additional details indicate that the suspect was wearing a medium blue/sky blue hoodie (hooded sweatshirt) with a single large pocket on the front, Joker style mask (from the Batman series), black pants, dark gloves and dark footwear, and carried a "silver, shiny small to medium size semi-auto type handgun in the left hand".
A coordinated multi-agency response failed to locate the suspect in the area. No shots were fired and no one was injured.
The robbery is currently being investigated jointly by the Kirksville Police Department and the FBI. Assisting with the initial call response, in addition to KPD and the FBI, were The Adair County Sheriffâ€™s Department, including the K-9 Unit; Truman State University Department of Public Safety; and the Missouri State Highway Patrol
Anyone with information is requested to call the Kirksville Police Department at 660-665-5621, the FBI at 660-665-6020, or leave information anonymously on the Kirksville Tip Line (627-BUST).