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Police investigating armed robbery at bank in Dahlgren, Illinois

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DAHLGREN, IL (KFVS) -

Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed the People's National Bank in Dahlgren, Illinois on Thursday.

The robbery happened shortly before 11:20 a.m.

According to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, the suspect showed a black semi-automatic gun during the robbery.

Officers say the suspect is a black male in his late teens to early 20s with a thin build and 6'1" to 6'3" tall.

The suspect was described as wearing: a gray sweatshirt and gray sweat pants, a ski hat with ear flaps. light colored cloth gloves and light colored tennis shoes with dark laces.

The suspect was carrying a black backpack and was last seen running southwest from the bank.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 618-643-2511 or Illinois State Police at 618-542-2171.

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