Police launch investigation into bank robbery

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s department are searching for the man behind a bank robbery in Leesburg on Friday afternoon. Deputies were called out to Farmers State Bank on 205 S. Main St. around 4 p.m.

That’s according to the .Stacey Page Online.

Investigating officers say, the suspect entered the bank wearing a dark colored mask over his nose and mouth area. Witnesses describe him as a white male, between 6 foot and 6 foot 2 in his mid to late 50’s. The man was also decked out in a blue t-shirt, dark colored cargo pants, and white and silver running shoes. Witnesses remember seeing the man’s facial hair, either a beard or a goatee, coming to a two-prong or fork-style point on his chin.

The suspect was last seen fleeing the bank in a silver or gray car. Witnesses believe it was either a Chevy Cavalier or Ford Escort.

The man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No gun was displayed during the incident.

Anyone with information about this particular situation is asked to call the Kosciusko county Dispatch Center at 574-267-5667 or 574-372-9511. Anonymous tips may be made by dialing 574-372-2494.


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