UPDATE: Thomas Metz, Special Agent in Charge of the Omaha Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the robbery of the Citizens State Bank, 101 W. Broadway, Oxford Junction, Iowa.
At approximately 8:55 a.m. this morning, a lone white male entered the bank with a pistol in his hand. The subject announced the robbery and made his way behind the teller counter. The victim tellers complied with the demand and gave the subject an undisclosed amount of money.
The subject departed the bank and entered the driver’s side of a blue and silver, regular cab, full sized pickup truck which was parked just outside the front door. The truck was last seen traveling northbound out of town on Highway 136.
Surveillance photos and witness descriptions depict the subject as follows: white male, 5’10” to 6’ tall, heavy build, brown eyes, wearing a gray or blue hooded sweatshirt, ski cap, black gloves, and carrying a black semi automatic pistol. The subject also had a bushy black beard which may, or may not have been, fake.
The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Jones County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at 402-493-8688 or the Jones County Sheriff’s Office at 319-462-4371.