Apr 13, 2024

Captured Kansas bank robbery suspect identified

Posted Apr 13, 2024 12:00 AM
Henderson-photo Meade County
Henderson-photo Meade County

SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities investigating a bank robbery in Wichita have identified the suspect and he was arrested in Meade County, Wichita Police Spokesman Andrew Ford reported Thursday morning. According to online jail records the suspect is 67-year-old Craig Lee Henderson.

Just before 11:30a.m. Wednesday, the suspect later identified as Henderson entered the Wells Fargo Bank, 455 South West Street in Wichita, according to Ford.

The suspect was described as a white male between 50 and 60-years-old with long gray hair and a black and white beard. He announced the robbery to a teller and demanded money. 

The teller gave Henderson an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled the business in an unknown direction. Henderson indicated he had a weapon, but one was not displayed. Henderson also was wearing black sunglasses and a blue jean jacket.   

The Wichita Police crime lab collected evidence and the FBI is in charge of the investigation.  Henderson remains jailed in Meade County.