FBI agents searching for alleged Homeland bank robber

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BETHANY, Okla. – FBI agents are searching for a man they say robbed a local bank inside a grocery store on Wednesday afternoon.

Around 2:25 p.m., authorities say a man walked into the Homeland Grocery, located at 7100 N.W. 23rd St., and approached the teller counter at the Bank of Oklahoma.

The man allegedly told the teller, “This is a robbery. I have a gun. Give me all your money.”

The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, which was placed in a plastic grocery bag.bank robbery1

The suspect was seen leaving the grocery store on foot.

He is described as a white man in his mid-30s, standing 5’7″ to 5’8″ tall, weighing 150 to 160 pounds.

He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes with purple soles and laces.

Witnesses say the man had a red bandana over his face, flip-up sunglasses and bandages over his fingertips.

If you have any information on the crime, call the FBI at (405) 290-7770.