FBI searching for bank robbery suspects in Phoenix

Posted at 3:06 PM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 20:02:47-04

FBI agents are searching for three men suspected of robbing a First Bank in Phoenix Friday.

The incident happened around 11:24 a.m. at the 1st Bank near 19th and Glendale avenues.

The suspects are described as three light skin black and/or Hispanic males, 20-30 years old. All three men were 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall and of average build. The suspects were wearing hooded sweatshirts and bandanas.

Authorities say during the robbery, the suspects threatened bank employees and customers and demanded money from bank employees.

The suspects took off with an undisclosed amount of money. Agents say a suspicious vehicle was recovered in the vicinity of the robbery.  

Officials say the subjects are considered armed and dangerous.

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