Manhattan Bank Robbed

A Manhattan bank was robbed late Wednesday morning.

According to the Riley County Police Department, at about 10:20 AM officers responded to a reported robbery at the Sunflower Bank located at 2710 Anderson Ave. There were no weapons used during the robbery.

Officers were told that a white male standing approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall with a larger build and facial hair demanded money from the bank. The suspect was wearing dark color clothing, a ball cap, glasses, and a dark color backpack.

Detectives with the Riley County Police Department are now asking for the public’s help in solving this crime. Anyone with information about this subject, his whereabouts, or the crime that was committed are encouraged to contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Tipsters using this crime stoppers service can remain anonymous and could qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00. Contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers at or call 785-539-7777. Mobile smart phone users can also download the free “TipSubmit” mobile app in the Android Marketplace or the iOS App Store.

The Riley County Police Department would like to thank the Federal Bureau of Investigation for their help in investigating this crime.