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CENTER POINT, Iowa - Investigators have identified a suspect police say robbed a Minnesota bank as a person of interest in a bank robbery in Center Point.
Authorities arrested the suspect after driving several miles on gravel roads around Eagle Lake, Minnesota.
Eagle Lake police responded to a robbery at People's State Bank at 10 a.m. Tuesday. They said the suspect showed a handgun during the robbery, but no one was injured.
Investigators said the same man, George "Ricky" Gaunt, is a "person of interest" in a Saturday morning bank robbery in Center Point.
Investigators say a man in his mid-20s walked into Keystone Savings Bank on Rosedale Drive just after 11 a.m. Saturday. He handed a note to tellers demanding money and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.