United Bank & Trust Manhattan Robbed Tuesday

The person pictured in this photograph is someone who may have information regarding a robbery that occurred on January 29, 2019, at approximately 3:50 PM in the 2000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd at United Bank and Trust in Manhattan.

The Riley County Police Department asks that this person contacts the Riley County Police Department or if anyone recognizes this person they contact the Riley County Police Department at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers using www.p3tips.com/353 or at (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

ORIGINAL REPORT

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at approximately 3:50 p.m., the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a robbery in the 2000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd at United Bank and Trust in Manhattan.

Suspects were described as two black males, approximately 5’5″ to 5’6″ and slender build. Both suspects entered the bank. Suspect one, who was dressed in all black, remained near the entrance of the bank. Suspect two approached a teller and presented a demand note. He was described as wearing a black coat, with a black hoodie underneath and black pants.

No weapon was shown or threatened. No one was injured. The suspects fled the bank on foot eastbound with an undisclosed amount of currency.

If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Riley County Police Department at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers using www.p3tips.com/353 or at (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.