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Johnsonburg bank robbed at gunpoint Tuesday

January 8, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen – The CNB Bank on Market Street in Johnsonburg was the scene of an armed bank robbery Tuesday. According to investigators, a white male pointing a pistol approached a a teller demanding cash. After taking an undetermined amount of money, the suspect fled on foot.

JOHNSONBURG – Authorities are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint Tuesday.
Johnsonburg Police Chief and lead investigator Bryan Parana said that it was roughly 1:50 p.m. Tuesday when a masked man armed with a pistol walked into the bank, approached a teller and demanded money before making off with an undisclosed sum.
"The individual fled on foot after being given an undetermined amount of cash and traveled east and down between First and Second Avenue towards Bergen Street," Parana said.
Parana said there were several eyewitnesses who saw the suspect running from the bank and up the hill along Bridge Street adjacent to First Avenue, Second Avenue and Bergen Street, after which the trail went cold.

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