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Dodge City Searching For Armed Bank Robber: UPDATE SUSPECT CAPTURED

KSCB News - April 18, 2012 8:37 am

UPDATE:

Dodge City Police say a suspect in a bank robbery was arrested in Wichita.

Police said a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested without incident in Wichita at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday.

Police identified the suspect as Carlos M. Bunten-Castro. He is a black man of Dominican Republic descent in his 20s. He’s 5’9" tall and weighs 180 pounds.

Bunten-Castro may have been seen getting into a maroon pickup truck in Kingman County overnight. Nobody saw the truck’s license plate number.

It is believed Bunten-Castro robbed the Western State Bank at 2121 N. 14th St. in Dodge City about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

UPDATE:

Detectives believe they know who robbed a Dodge City bank Tuesday afternoon, but the suspect is still on the run.

The suspect is being identified as Carlos M. Bunten-Castro. He is a black man of Dominican Republic descent in his 20s. He’s 5’9" tall and weighs 180 pounds.

Bunten-Castro may have been seen getting into a maroon pickup truck in Kingman County overnight. Nobody saw the truck’s license plate number.

It is believed Bunten-Castro robbed the Western State Bank at 2121 N. 14th St. in Dodge City about 5 p.m. Tuesday. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Anybody who sees Bunten-Castro or knows where he is should call 911.

Dodge City police are searching for a man who robbed a bank at gunpoint. It happened Tuesday just before 5 p.m. at the Western State Bank at 2121 N. 14th St. in Dodge City.

Officials say robber threatened the teller with a gun and demanded cash. He is described as a black male in his 20s, 5’9" tall, weighing 180 pounds. He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black hat printed with the words "Great Western."

The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and got away in a small silver sedan that was possibly a Honda Accord. He was last seen heading southbound on 14th Street.

The robber is to be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 620-225-8126. If spotted, the suspect should not be approached. Instead, call 911 immediately.

 

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