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Merrillville Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

A suspect is in custody after a bank robbery this morning in Merrillville. The Times reports a 52 year old man, who described himself as homeless, entered Chase Bank in the 79-hundred block of Taft Street, around 9:45am, and handed a teller a note announcing a robbery and implied employees would be hurt if they did not cooperate. According to the article, no weapon was displayed, and police quickly located the suspect in the parking lot of nearby People's Bank and placed him under arrest.


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