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Man poses as armored truck driver, steals $75k from Wal-Mart

Posted at 9:40 AM, Jul 06, 2015

BRISTOW, Okla. – Authorities said a man walked into a Wal-Mart, claimed to be an armored truck driver and convinced store employees to give him $75,000.

Newson6.com reported that it happened at a Wal-Mart in Bristow, Okla. on Saturday after the man entered the store claiming to be there for a cash deposit.

The suspect was apparently disguised as an armored truck driver with a bullet proof vest and a gun.

Police said the real Loomis truck came to make a scheduled pick up about 30 minutes later, and that’s when employees realized their error.

The suspect is said to have walked off with more than $75,000 in cash. He’s said to be driving a newer model black Chevrolet Malibu.

Federal authorities are reportedly involved in the case because of the massive size of the theft. The investigation is ongoing.