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Blackwell Bank Robbery Suspect


A jury trial is set to begin in federal court in Oklahoma City on May 10th for 37 year old Robert Anthony Perosi. Perosi is accused of robbing the RCB bank in Blackwell on February 22.  According to the FBI report, Perosi handed a note to the teller stating that he had a gun and wanted money.  He reportedly left the bank with $5924 dollars and headed for I-35.  He allegedly told authorities he was looking for a bank close to the highway.  He was arrested just 30 minutes after the robbery and if convicted faces 20 years in prison.