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Bremen Police Investigating Bank Robbery Tuesday

Bremen Police Chief Keith Pesnell says a man who entered a Bremen bank Tuesday afternoon and suggested to a teller that he wanted $100,000, left the bank with significantly less. Investigators are following a number of leads to identify him.

Pesnell told WLBB Radio that a black male wearing a cap and ‘Covid’ mask entered the Bank OZK off the intersection of Highway 27 and Highway 78 at approximately 1:30pm Tuesday.

“He gave the teller a note that suggested he wanted $100,000,” Pesnell said. “The teller informed him that she did not have access to that amount. The suspect then said give me what you have. She handed over a smaller amount of money… and he left the scene.”

No injuries have been reported.

The getaway vehicle is described as a silver Toyota RAV-4.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance cameras and available FLOCK video to determine the direction the suspect fled. They initially believe he left the area via Interstate-20.

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