Suspect sought in armed bank robbery


CHARLESTON — For the second straight day, a Central Illinois bank was robbed. Prairie State Bank, on 18th Street, next to Casey’s Gas Station was held up Wednesday.

Police say, before 3 pm, a man went into the bank wearing glasses and a hat. He was armed and demanded money.

He fled with an undisclosed amount. The suspect is described as a white man, wearing a dark shirt and khaki pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

Coles County Crime Stoppers 
1 (866) 345 – 8488 
Text: “crimeleads” + info to CRIMES (274637)

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