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Overland Park man charged with robbing bank

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man has been charged through criminal complaint in Kansas City, Kansas, for allegedly robbing a bank. 

According to court documents, Cesar Serrano, 46, of Overland Park is charged with one count of bank robbery. On December 16, 2023, Serrano allegedly used a firearm to demand money from employees at Great Southern Bank in Prairie Village, Kansas.

The defendant is scheduled for his initial court appearance on December 20, 2023, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Angel D. Mitchell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison. 

The Prairie Village Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Overland Park Police Department are investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Flannigan is prosecuting the case.

A criminal complaint is merely an allegation, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Updated December 19, 2023

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