Thursday, January 15, 2015

STATE NEWS: Topeka man indicted in bank robbery

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Topeka man was indicted Wednesday on a federal bank robbery charge, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Kirk Mychale Sexton, 26, who is currently in custody, was charged with one count of bank robbery. The indictment alleges that on Jan. 9, 2015, he robbed the Equity Bank at 3825 Southwest 29th Street in Topeka, Kan.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.

The Topeka Police Department and the FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag is prosecuting.

He is innocent until proven guilty.