According to WEIU-TV, A Robbery occurred this afternoon, Wednesday, August 31st, at Prairie State Bank, located at 1850 18th street in Charleston IL. The Charleston Police Department say a suspect, still in the process of being indentified, walked inside the bank, displayed a revolver and demanded money. Afterwards the suspect fled the scene on foot in a westbound direction.
Thus far, the suspect has been described as follows: Wearing a dark colored T-Shirt, Khaki Pants, and a Nascar hat with the number 88 on it. Witnesses also say he has a cut on his right forearm.
The good news is no injuries have been reported due to the incident, however the Charleston Police Department are still investigating and are asking anyone who may have any information on the suspect in question to please contact the Charleston Police Department at 217-345-0060.