FBI reports Oklahoma seeing drastic spike in bank robberies

Posted on: 7:20 am, December 26, 2013, by

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OKLAHOMA – According to the latest reports from the FBI, Oklahoma is seeing a drastic spike in bank robberies.

The FBI says the number of bank robberies across Oklahoma has nearly tripled this year.

Reports show there have been more than 60 bank robberies in the state in 2013, compared to just 23 last year.

On average, the criminals only get away with about a $1,000 dollars.

According to the FBI spokesman Rick Rains, arrests have been made for about two thirds of this years robberies.

Robbing a bank can land someone in federal prison from 20 years to life.