Armed robbery near Independence bank

A restaurant employee making a morning bank deposit Sunday was confronted by a gunman who stole the money and left the scene in an older model white vehicle, Independence police said.

The robbery occurred around 9:30 a.m. near the U.S. Bank in the 3600 block of Noland Road. A man in a black T-shirt with a gun approached the employee, while another man wearing a black ball cap was driving the white vehicle, which may have been a Ford Taurus. No one was injured.