The Branson Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at the Great Southern Bank on West Highway 76. Police were called to the bank just after 12:30 this afternoon, upon arrival officers were told by bank staff that a male entered the bank, indicated he was armed with a handgun and demanded money from a teller. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the bank and was seen getting into a silver pickup with Arkansas plates. The pickup was last seen leaving the area headed east on highway 76. No one was injured during the incident.
The suspect was described as a white male, early 30’s, approximately 5’8”-5’9”, 160 lbs. He was wearing a brown cap, sunglasses, light colored zip-up jacket, faded jeans and tan work boots.
The investigation continues at this time. Anyone having information to offer regarding this incident is asked to contact the Branson Police Department at 334-3300 or to offer information anonymously, the department’s CATCH line at 334-1085.