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Bank robbery in Cape ends quickly

Dec 16, 2013 -- 12:00pm

Cape Girardeau Police report receiving a call at 8:30am today/Monday of a bank robbery in progress at First Missouri State Bank, located at Mount Auburn and Independence.  The suspect is reported to have entered the bank and presented the teller with a note, demanding cash and claiming to have a weapon, but police say he did not display it.  Officers were close by, and responded while the suspect was still inside the bank.  When he exited the building, he was arrested and taken into custody without incident.   Officer Darrin Hickey reports that the FBI has been contacted, and is investigating. Police believe the suspect was acting alone, and is in custody awaiting formal charges.  

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