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UPDATE: Suspect in custody after Springfield bank robbery Friday morning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Springfield Police Department are looking for a...
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Springfield Police Department are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery Friday morning.(KY3/FBI)
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 11:29 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2020 at 1:08 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police say they now have a man in custody for this bank robbery. His name has not yet been released.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

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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