Robber hits Citizens National Bank

No employees injured in incident Friday


A bank robber stole an undisclosed amount of cash from Citizens National Bank Friday afternoon.

No one was injured in the incident – Kilgore Police officers quickly secured the scene and turned the case over to detectives.

Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call originating from the North Kilgore Street bank at 4:49 p.m.

No one was harmed, KPD Chief Todd Hunter confirmed soon after.

As of Friday evening, KPD was searching for one suspect, but few details were immediately available.

“We’ve talked briefly to the teller that was involved, and we’re currently right now looking at video footage,” Hunter said; no description was available at press time Friday. Look for updates at

The FBI must be notified following a robbery, but Hunter said, KPD detectives will handle the investigation.

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