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Suspects Caught After Shots Fired and Bank Robbed

Suspects Caught After Shots Fired and Bank Robbed
By: Christy Hendricks

LILBOURN, Mo. - Police arrested the third suspect of a bank robbery Friday afternoon.

The New Madrid County Sheriff's office says three males are now in custody. 

The three suspects reportedly entered the Bank of New Madrid around 1:30 p.m.  The sheriff's office says the suspects fired several shots.  No injuries have been reported.

The third suspect fled on foot, but was arrested shortly before 5 p.m.

Another man was taken into custody at the scene of the robbery, but is not considered a robbery suspect.

The Lilbourn Elementary was on lockdown after the robbery, but students have since been released.

New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens says an undisclosed amount of money was recovered.

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