UPDATE: Suspect in custody after Springfield bank robbery Friday morning
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police say they now have a man in custody for this bank robbery. His name has not yet been released.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Springfield Police Department are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery Friday morning.
Officers responded to the Great Southern Bank at 1615 W. Sunshine St. shortly after 10:15 a.m.
According to the FBI, the suspect entered the bank alone and gave teller a demand note. The suspect did not brandish a weapon, but threatened one.
No one was hurt, but the suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of currency, according to the FBI.
The suspect was wearing a dark colored face mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt with a dark colored leather jacket and blue jeans. He is believed to be in his mid to late 20′s.
The suspect was described as 5′8″ - 5′10″ and around 150lbs - 160 pounds with dark reddish/brown hair. Investigators say he took off in the westbound direction.
If you have any information, contact the FBI or the Springfield Police Department.
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