The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

May 8, 2013

Masked man steals restaurant’s deposit; probe continues


From staff reports

— PITTSBURG, Kan. — A masked man robbed a female employee of a fast-food restaurant Monday night as she was attempting to make a night deposit at a bank in Pittsburg.

The robbery took place shortly after 6 p.m. outside University National Bank at 1206 S. Broadway, according to Pittsburg police. The man grabbed the deposit bag the woman was holding and fled on foot down an alley.

The robber was described as being 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He was wearing khaki pants, a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and a dark mask. He did not display a weapon, and the woman was not injured, police said. Police did not identify the restaurant.