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Police searching for suspect in Maryville bank robbery

Maryville police are searching for a man they say robbed First Collinsville Bank on Thursday afternoon.
Maryville police are searching for a man they say robbed First Collinsville Bank on Thursday afternoon. Maryville Police Department

Maryville police are searching for a man they say robbed a bank there Thursday afternoon.

The man walked into First Collinsville Bank at 2729 Maryville Rd. around 3 p.m. and showed a teller a note that stated he was armed, a news release from Maryville Police Chief Rob Carpenter said. The man did not display a weapon.

The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of money before he fled west on Maryville Road in a white Hyundai sedan with an Illinois license plate, the release said.

According to the release, the man was wearing a blue shirt, black vest, dark pants, sunglasses and a black and white baseball cap.

Anyone with information can contact the Maryville Police Department at 618-344-8899.

Hana Muslic: 618-239-2626, @h_muslic
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