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FBI: Waldo UMB Bank robbery suspect gets away with cash, threatened teller with explosive device

KSHB Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department and FBI are investigating a bank robbery in the Waldo neighborhood Thursday.

Dispatchers with KCPD told KSHB 41 News that officers responded to the UMB Bank at 85th Street and Wornall Road just before 11:30 a.m. on an armed robbery.

An FBI spokesperson says the suspect made a verbal threat of an explosive device and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of money.

Investigators discovered a suspicious package at the scene. The item was later deemed safe.


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