Surveillance photo of bank robbery suspect

Update:  Independence police officials say the suspect was wearing a wig, straw hat, and carrying a laptop computer.  He approached the teller with a demand note as well as a handgun.  According to officials, once the teller gave the suspect money, he ran from the scene.  We will continue to bring you updates as they become available.

According to a KMZU listener, a robbery has taken place at the Bank Midwest facility on East 23rd Street in Independence.  Officials have verified that officers from the Independence police department responded on the scene, but no further details are being released at this time. We will continue to bring you updates as they become available.