Bank Robbery in Brookport

Bank Robbery in Brookport
By: Heartland News

3:45 p.m. Update:  While on the scene of the robbery this afternoon, Heartland News' C.J. Cassidy heard an explosion from inside the bank.  When asked about the sound the Paducah Police Department say that they entered the Integra Bank to render the building safe.  While inside the bank, they disabled a device.

C.J. will bring you live reports from Brookport on Heartland News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

12:06 p.m. Update:  Illinois State Police report a bank robbery at the Integra Bank in Brookport, Illinois.  ISP tells Heartland News that it happened just before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Officers are looking for a Native American man wearing a brown learther jacket.  He may be trying to make his way toward McCracken County, Kentucky via the Brookport Bridge.

We have a crew headed to the scene.  Look for the latest details on Heartland News and as they become available.