Iowa City Police Investigate Bank Robbery at US Bank | Crime
IOWA CITY, Iowa--On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:06am Iowa City Police responded to a bank alarm at the US Bank at 2312 Mormon Trek Blvd. A bank employee activated the alarm after a man entered the bank and passed a note stating it was a robbery and demanding money. The suspect did not display a weapon and no one was injured in the incident.
The suspect was described as a black male, wearing a yellow pull-over fleece jacket, gray pants, a black stocking cap, black gloves, and sunglasses. He fled the area on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect in this bank robbery has been identified as 38 year old Corey Benard McClendon. McClendon currently has an unrelated nationwide arrest warrant for a probation violation. Iowa City Investigators are currently applying for an arrest warrant for McClendon for the bank robbery.
McClendon is 6-0 in height and weighs 160 pounds. Information provided to law enforcement indicates that he has recently been seen in the residential area immediately surrounding the US Bank on Mormon Trek.
McClendon is considered armed and dangerous. The public is advised to call local law enforcement or 911 if they see him in public and not to take any action on their own.
Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of this suspect. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.
Additionally, US Bank is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for committing this bank robbery.
As with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.