Des Moines Police Investigating Bank Robbery

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Police on scene of a bank robbery at xxx (ROGER RILEY/WHO-HD)

Police on scene of a bank robbery at First American Bank at 4729 Southwest 9th Street in Des Moines on Monday, November 17, 2014. (ROGER RILEY/WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in Des Moines are investigating a bank robbery.

It happened just before noon at the First American Bank at 4729 Southwest 9th Street in Des Moines.

According to police, the suspect displayed a handgun and handed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect is described as a white male in his 30’s. He is approximately 5′ 8″, weighing 210 lbs and was wearing a brown coat with his face concealed. A witness told police the suspect fled the scene in a dirty, white SUV that resembled a Ford Explorer.

No arrests have been made.