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Authorities investigate bank robbery in Sikeston

(Source: KFVS photojournalist Don Frazier) (Source: KFVS photojournalist Don Frazier)
SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - Authorities are investigating a bank robbery in Sikeston.

Cpt. Jim McMillen with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety says Alliance Bank in the 800 block of N. Main Street was robbed just before noon.

He says a suspect entered the bank and announced it was a robbery. The suspect left on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

According to police, the suspect was only in the bank for a short amount of time, and was last seen running around the back of the bank.

DPS notified the FBI and agents responded. Both agencies are currently working a joint investigation to try and identify the suspect.

No one was injured.

No one is in custody. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Sikeston DPS at 573-471-4711 or the FBI at 314-589-2500. All tips can remain anonymous.

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