Police Continue to Search for Man Who Robbed Third Bank in Sullivan

(SULLIVAN) – Police continue to search for a man who robbed the Fifth Third Bank in Sullivan, taking an undisclosed amount of money.

About 10:50 a.m. Friday, the man handed a bank teller a note demanding cash, Indiana State Police said. The teller complied with the demand and no weapons were displayed and one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect left the building on foot, walking north away from the bank on West Washington and Section streets.

Indiana State Police says the suspect is a black male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds, with some facial hair and a large mark on the right side of his neck.

The suspect was wearing a dark-colored T-shirt with “BE FREE” on the front, a tan ball cap, dark-rimmed sunglasses, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information who saw the suspect in the Sullivan area earlier in the day is asked to call Master Trooper Detective Jason Schofstall or Senior Trooper BJ Patterson at the Putnamville State Police Post, 800-742-0717. Information can remain anonymous.

Assisting ISP were Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department, Sullivan City Police Department and Indiana Conservation Officers. 

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