Town and Country police say the First Bank at 383 Lamp & Lantern Village was robbed around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Authorities are not releasing specific details on the robbery, but tell Patch a weapon was implied.
The suspect was caught on surveillance video before fleeing on foot, according to investigators. A photo is included in this article.
The bank is located near the intersection of Woods Mill and Clayton Roads.
Town and Country detectives are searching for the suspect, described as a female wearing heavy makeup and a wig, in her mid 20s to early 30s, 5-feet to 5-foot-three inches with a slender build. Police said she was reportedly wearting a dark colored hooded jacket and red wire rim glasses.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Detective Lieutenant Kranz at (314) 587-2860 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymous tips can also be called in to St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 314-725-8477 or 866-371-8477 (TIPS).
CrimeStoppers pays up to $1,000 for information leading to the felony arrest of subjects responsible for felony crimes.