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Police Investigate Robbery at Guaranty Bank
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Police are investigating a robbery at the Guaranty Bank branch at 191 Jacolyn Dr. NW, that led to a foot-chase Thursday afternoon.
Officials responded to a report of a robbery at Guaranty Bank around 1:50 p.m. when officials were led on a foot chase. According to police, a subject described as a black male, 6 feet tall, with sunglasses, a ball cap and a gray sweatshirt entered the bank. The subject left northbound on foot with an undisclosed amount of money towards Jacolyn Park.
As a precautionary measure, Hoover elementary school, 4141 Johnson Ave. NW, was placed on a brief lock down as officials searched the area.
Officials on scene reported no injuries occurred during the robbery, and will not comment if a weapon was involved.
The same bank branch was robbed in October 2008 and in March 2003.
The robbery remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or text to CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and the tip. Anyone with information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward. All calls are anonymous.
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