Bank robbery at US Bank

By Mt. Pleasant News staff


The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is investigating a bank robber that occurred at U.S. Bank Friday afternoon.

At approximately 11:45 a.m., Friday, Sept. 14, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department responded to the report of a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank, located at 301 E. Washington St.

The unknown individual, which was initially identified on the scanner as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'2" took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene. The individual was seen driving north in a white Dodge Ram pickup truck.

No weapon was displayed during the incident, according to a press release.

Mt. Pleasant schools were placed on a lock-down following the incident.

Officers are investigating the incident and ask that anyone with tips or information contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department at 319-385-1450.

U.S. Bank has been closed at this time and customers are being directed to the U.S. Bank in Burlington, located at 808 S. Roosevelt Ave.

The News will update this story as it unfolds.

This story was last updated at 2:49 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14.