The Iowa City Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding the suspect in an alleged bank robbery. 

On July 20, 2016 at ap
proximately 1:53 p.m. officers responded to First American Bank, located at 640 Highway 1 West in Iowa City, for a report of an armed robbery.  Officers flooded the area looking for a black male, dressed in black that had fled the bank on foot.

The suspect was not located.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department immediately. 

Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s). Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477) or at All contacts are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

This case remains under investigation by the Iowa City Police Department. Members of the Johnson County Drug Task Force, University of Iowa Department of Public Safety, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and University Heights Police assisted. 

Date of publication

Wednesday, July 20, 2016