Police searching for Metro-East bank robber - KMOV.com

Police searching for Metro-East bank robber

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(KMOV) -- Police are investigating a robbery at a Metro-East bank.

It happened around noon on Friday at the UMB Bank in Collinsville, Ill.

The suspect said he had a weapon, and fled the scene on foot.

Witnesses told police the suspect had a large tattoo on the right side of his neck, and was last seen wearing a dark colored St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap, a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

A vehicle in question is a gold-colored passenger car that was seen parked on the Interstate ramp near the time of the robbery.

No other details are being released at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Lt. Eric H. Zaber at 618-344-2131, extension 5133, or via his email, ezaber@collinsvilleil.org, Major Tom Coppotelli, extension 2121 or his cellular phone, 618-781-1900, or Crime Stoppers at 1- 866-371-8477.

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