Bank Robber Still at Large, But Tips Coming In

By Jeff Raasch, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The man who robbed a Cedar Rapids bank Thursday remains on the loose, but detectives are following a few leads.

Police said a man walked into Wells Fargo Bank, 3570 First Ave. NE, around 2 p.m. Thursday and demanded money. He did not display a weapon but got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured in the hold-up.

Police units circled the neighborhood, talked with neighbors and stopped at least one vehicle in the area.

Surveillance images showing a white male wearing a coat with the hood up and sunglasses was released to the media. Officer Melissa Henderson said a few tips have come in from people who claim to know the suspect, but so far, no arrests have been made.

An investigation is continuing, police said.
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