Crime & Courts

July 25, 2014

Man arrested in connection with Emprise Bank robbery

A 51-year-old man wanted in connection with a robbery at Emprise Bank on Tuesday was arrested Thursday morning, according to the Wichita Police Department’s Facebook page.

A 51-year-old man wanted in connection with a robbery at Emprise Bank on Tuesday was arrested Thursday morning, according to the Wichita Police Department’s Facebook page.

According to the post, officers received a call from a citizen about a suspicious character on East Bayley Street. During the call, officers were able to determine that the man was wanted in the bank robbery, the post said.

Mark Finnigin was arrested on suspicion of robbery of a financial institution and resisting arrest at 11:20 a.m. Thursday.

He was booked into the Sedgwick County Detention Facility at 4:55 p.m. Thursday.

Department of Corrections records indicate Finnigin has previously served time in prison for a theft conviction in 1990, a burglary conviction in 1984 and a drug conviction in 2005.

Arrest records indicate the man will be held for a federal warrant.

Police are expected to release more details about the case at a morning briefing Monday, Wichita police Capt. Dan East said Friday.

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