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Glen Carbon police search for suspect connected to bank robbery

Police were searching for the suspect in a robbery of Associate Bank in Glen Carbon.
Police were searching for the suspect in a robbery of Associate Bank in Glen Carbon.

Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect in a robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon at Associated Bank on Junction Drive West.

A man entered the bank at around 4 p.m. and handed a note to one of the tellers, according to Glen Carbon Police Lt. Wayne White. The man told the teller he was robbing the bank and implied he had a weapon. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect, described as a white male, approximately 5-foot-8 with red hair and wearing a baseball cap, fled on foot from the bank. He was last seen driving away in a red pickup truck.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Glen Carbon police, state and federal law enforcement were investigating the robbery.

Anyone with information about the suspect can contact the Glen Carbon Police Department at 618-288-7226 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371- 8477.

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