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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 12, 2013

Kansas City, Mo., Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas City, Mo., man has pleaded guilty to bank robbery in Kansas, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Edward Davis, 31, Kansas City, Mo., pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on July 13, 2012, he and other accomplices robbed Bank Midwest, 3500 Rainbow Blvd., in Kansas City, Kan. Brandishing a firearm he yelled that a robbery was taking place and ordered bank customers and employees to the floor. He pointed his gun at a bank teller. After the robbery, investigators released surveillance photos of the defendant and his accomplice, resulting in information that led to Davis’ arrest.

Sentencing is set for Oct. 7. The parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 12 years in federal prison. Grissom commended the FBI, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jabari Wamble and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Trent Krug for their work on the case.