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Police still investigating robbery of downtown Wichita bank

Wichita police investigate a robbery at Fidelity Bank in downtown Wichita on Wednesday morning. (Mar.12, 2014)
Wichita police investigate a robbery at Fidelity Bank in downtown Wichita on Wednesday morning. (Mar.12, 2014) The Wichita Eagle

Wichita police are continuing to investigate the robbery of a downtown bank Wednesday.

Fidelity Bank, 100 E. English, was held up at 9:26 a.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.

Police Lt. E.J. Bastian said at the scene that the robber gave a note to one of the bank tellers, and left with an unknown amount of money. He ran toward Broadway, Bastian said.

Bastian gave this description of the suspect: black male, in his 20s, about 5 foot 8, slender build, wearing a gray hoodie and dark stocking cap.

Investigators are asking that anyone with information about the robbery call 316-268-4362 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. Tips can also be sent online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or via mobile phone by texting TIP217 then the message to CRIMES (274637).

Contributing: Stan Finger of The Eagle

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