BREAKING: Police Continue Bank Robbery Investigation

Surveillance cameras at Farmers State Bank capture images of the culprit entering and exiting the location. (Photo provided by KCSD)

Surveillance cameras at Farmers State Bank capture images of the culprit entering and exiting the location. (Photo provided by KCSD)

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently investigating a robbery that occurred in Leesburg this afternoon. At approximately 4 p.m., the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to a bank robbery at Farmers State Bank located at 205 S. Main St., Leesburg.

According to deputies investigating the incident, the suspect entered the bank wearing a dark colored mask over his nose and mouth area. According to information that investigators gathered at the scene, the suspect is a caucasian male, approximately 6 foot to 6 foot 2, in his late to mid 50’s and was wearing a red ball cap. The suspect was described by witnesses as having grey or white hair with either a beard or goatee that came to a two-prong or fork-style points at his chin area. The suspect was wearing a blue t-shirt, dark colored cargo pants and white and silver running shoes at the time of the robbery.

According to a witness, the suspect was seen fleeing the scene in an unknown direction in what is believed to be either a silver or grey Chevy Cavalier or Ford Escort station wagon. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken during the robbery. There was no gun displayed during the incident.

Citizens are encouraged to report any information relative to the case directly to the Kosciusko County Dispatch Center at either 574-267-5667 or 574-372-9511, or anonymously by using the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department TIP line at 574-372-2494.

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