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FBI searches for suspect who attempted to rob ATM in KCK

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The FBI announced on Wednesday that they need the public’s to identify and locate the suspect involved in an attempted ATM robbery.

The FBI said the attempted robbery occurred outside of Community First Bank in the 600 block of Kansas Avenue in KCK on June 30 just after 8 a.m.

The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s, approximately 6′ tall. Agents say the suspect was wearing gray sweatpants, a gray Nike T-shirt and a navy NY Yankees ball cap. He was also armed with a weapon. FBI agents say the suspect attempted to rob two female employees while they loaded the ATM machine.

According to the FBI, the suspect was unsuccessful in his attempt and fled in a dark blue passenger van. The van is described as having gray pinstripes and Kansas plates. Agents have since located the vehicle in downtown Kansas City.

(photos courtesy of KC FBI)

(photos courtesy of KC FBI)

The FBI asks anyone with any information to please call the FBI at (816) 512-8200 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474- TIPS.