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Man with possibly fake beard robs Emprise bank

Wichita police released surveillance camera images of a man who is suspected of robbing the Emprise Bank branch on North Broadway on Tuesday afternoon.
Wichita police released surveillance camera images of a man who is suspected of robbing the Emprise Bank branch on North Broadway on Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy image

A man sporting a thick beard robbed an Emprise Bank branch in north Wichita on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The Emprise branch at 2001 N. Broadway was robbed shortly after 2 p.m., authorities said. Police released photos gleaned from surveillance video that showed the suspect is between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10. He has a thin build and wore dark slacks and a button shirt.

The white man had medium-length dark hair, police said, and a beard – “possibly fake,” according to information posted on the department’s Facebook page.

Anyone with information related to the case is being asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

Tips can also be submitted online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or via text to TIP217, then the message to CRIMES (274637).

Stan Finger: 316-268-6437, @StanFinger

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