Wichita Falls, Texas – Police are searching for a suspect after a local Wells Fargo was robbed for the second time in a little over a month.
Wichita Falls Police Sergeant Harold McClure said that the town has seen a spike in the amount robberies committed.
"We've had robberies before, we've had robberies at financial institutions before. But to have three of them back to back to back like this is just unheard of, it's just uncommon," said McClure.
The same Wells Fargo was previously robbed on June 3rd after suspect also handed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect, Anthony Mayes, is currently in custody.
WFPD is still searching for another robbery suspect from a July 6th incident at a Fort Sill Bank off Kemp Boulevard. According to the most recent statistics Wichita Falls has seen 35 robberies so far in 2015. That number is up by seven from last year. According to Sergeant Harold McClure only 28 robberies had been committed in the same amount last year between January and July of 2015