Suspect wanted in Joplin bank robbery, $3500 reward

Armed Robbery At Great Southern Bank In Joplin Mo July 19 2021

JOPLIN, Mo. – Authorities are looking for a suspect caught on surveillance robbing a Joplin bank with a weapon.

Today, July 19, 2021, around 12:58 p.m., a 911 caller reported an armed robbery at Great Southern Bank. It’s located at 1232 S. Rangeline Road.

The Joplin Police Department learned that the suspect entered the bank and demanded money while displaying a weapon. A reporting party said the suspect then fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No employees were physically harmed.

Joplin Police Department detectives and FBI agents were still investigating the scene as of 2:45 p.m.

Authorities released surveillance images of the suspect and the vehicle he fled the scene in.

Police are asking that if you know the identity of the suspect or have any information regarding this incident, to contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131.

Additionally, Great Southern Bank is offering a reward of $3,500 for information relating to the identity, arrest, and conviction of the suspect in this case.