Iowa City Police have announced that they believe they have identified the man who robbed the U.S. Bank on Mormon Trek Boulevard this past Monday morning.
According to an Iowa City Police media release, the suspect caught on bank security footage has been identified as Corey Benard McClendon, 38. While Iowa City investigators have applied for an arrest warrant for the bank robbery, McClendon also currently has an unrelated nationwide arrest warrant for a probation violation.
McClendon, is accused of entering the U.S. Bank branch at 2312 Mormon Trek Blvd, and handing the teller a note indicating it was a robbery. The police were summoned by a bank alarm activated by the teller at 11:06 a.m.
McClendon then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. He did not display a weapon and there were no injuries from the incident. He was described as wearing a yellow pull-over fleece jacket, gray pants, a black stocking cap, black gloves, and sunglasses.
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 confidential and the caller's identity does not have to be reported 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.