SW Minnesota Law Officers Arrest One Suspect In Connection With Bank Robbery

Date posted - January 3, 2012

Law Enforcement officers have arrested one suspect in a bank robbery in southwest Minnesota.

Officers report that someone robbed the Rolling Hills Bank in Brewster, Minnesota Tuesday (1/3).

The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office, Worthington Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol and the Heron Lake Police Department all responded to the scene.

According to the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office, they were looking for a male, around 6 feet tall, wearing a light blue jacket.

Law enforcement officials say there were three employees in the bank at the time and the perpetrator did show a gun and handed the teller a bag asking for cash. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash, and the robber left the bank using the front door.

The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the FBI have made an arrest in this case. No other details are available at this time.

If you have any information, please call the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office at 507-372-2136.

By Scott Van Aartsen
News Director

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