Omaha Police looking for suspect in Thursday afternoon bank robbery

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(Omaha, NE) -- Omaha Police are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect in a Thursday bank robbery.

The Omaha Police Department says just after 3:00 Thursday afternoon, officers along with Douglas County Sheriff deputies were called to the First National Bank at 167th and West Maple Road for a robbery. Police say officers on scene were told that a man, armed with a handgun, jumped over the counter and demanded money from the registers and bank vault. Investigators say after getting an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect fled the bank on foot. OPD says a dye pack that was in with the money was detonated as the suspect fled the area. A bag containing red dyed money was recovered in the area. The suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as a man, average build, approximately 6'-0" wearing a black mask with a face shield, gray and white jacket with a hood up, blue jeans, black gloves, black and white shoes. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867) at or by downloading the p3tips mobile app. Tips leading to the arrest of a bank robbery suspect are eligible for an enhanced reward up to $20,000.

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