West Des Moines Police Investigating Bank Robbery

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in West Des Moines are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday.

At approximately 3 p.m., police were notified of a robbery at 1st National Bank located at 301 Fifth Street.

Officers say two subjects entered the west main doors and robbed the bank by displaying handguns and demanding money from employees. One of the subjects also jumped over the counter and removed money from the teller drawers.

Both subjects exited the bank through the west main doors, according to police.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The first subject is described by police as a black male wearing a dark top, dark pants with a red stripe and a dark colored mask. The second subject is described as possibly a black male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and pants. Both subjects displayed dark-colored handguns.

West Des Moines police are actively investigating the robbery, including video surveillance.

Polk County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) involved in this incident. You can anonymously report your tip to Polk County Crime Stoppers by calling 515-223-1400.