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Mt. Vernon bank robbed; suspect sought

Thursday, September 27, 2012

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Security footage of the Mt. Vernon bank robber.
A suspect is being sought in connection with a bank robbery in Mt. Vernon.

At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, a robbery occurred at Liberty Bank on the business loop in Mt. Vernon.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5'7" and 180 to 200 pounds. The suspect was wearing sunglasses and a light blue polo shirt.

A picture was taken from the bank security cameras. Anyone with information about the suspect should call the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 417-466-2122 or the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office at 417-466-2131.

Authorities advised citizens not to approach the subject if located, but to instead call 911 immediately.



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