New Bloomfield bank robbed Saturday

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This photo taken from surveillance footage at Bank Star 1 in New Bloomfield Saturday shows a suspect wanted for bank robbery. Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact the Callaway County Sheriff's Office at 573-642-7291 or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 573-592-2472. Crime tips can also be made to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office website at www.callawaysheriff.org. Click on the “Crime Tips” tab at the top of the page.

Contributed photo This photo taken from surveillance footage at Bank Star 1 in New Bloomfield Saturday shows a suspect wanted for bank robbery. Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact the Callaway County Sheriff's Office at 573-642-7291 or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 573-592-2472. Crime tips can also be made to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office website at www.callawaysheriff.org. Click on the “Crime Tips” tab at the top of the page.

— The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred at approximately 9:18 a.m. Saturday at Bank Star 1 in New Bloomfield.

The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

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The suspect is described as a black male wearing white tennis shoes, dark jogging pants with a white stripe down the side and a light-colored T-shirt under a black jacket and sunglasses. He has short cropped hair, is clean shavenand is in his late 30s to early 40s.

The suspect did not display a weapon, but told a teller to put money into a plastic bag then left the store calmly. The suspect was in the bank for about one minute.

The suspect reportedly ran across the highway to Old 54, going north on Old 54.

It is believed that the same suspect was in Bank Star 1 sometime on Friday.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact the Callaway County Sheriff's Office at 573-642-7291 or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 573-592-2472. Crime tips can also be made to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office website at www.callawaysheriff.org. Click on the “Crime Tips” tab at the top of the page.

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