LAKEWOOD – The Federal Bureau of Investigations is releasing updated information regarding an armed bank robbery at the Five Star Bank in Lakewood that took place on Friday, Feb. 1.
The FBI said it now believes the vehicle used in the robbery was an early 2000s model Ford F-150. Authorities originally believed the vehicle to be a 1997 or 1998 F-250.
The pickup truck is maroon in color and had a bumper sticker that read “Beware of the Dog” on the right rear passenger window. A magnetic ribbon also appears to be on the passenger side door.
A heavily disguised robber walked into the bank and ordered employees at gunpoint to clear out into the bank’s vault. The suspect also reportedly told employees he had strapped a bomb to his body.
The suspect was believed to be an older white male approximately 6 feet tall and 250 pounds. He was last seen driving south on Mall Boulevard toward Hunt Road.
No one was injured during the incident.
Anyone with tips are encouraged to call Lakewood-Busti police at 763-9563.