Teen bank robbery suspect arrested

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 10/03 2013 06:26PM

Updated 10/07 2013 05:28PM

Update: 5:04 pm, 10/7/13, Monday
URBANA -- An accused bank robber makes her first appearance in court. Police arrested Alicia Marie Smith after she turned herself in Friday night.

Authorities say she's the person who robbed Heartland Bank last week. She's being charged with aggravated robbery. Her bond is set at $100,000.
Original: 6:26 pm, 10/3/13, Thursday
URBANA -- Police are searching for a teen accused of robbing a bank Thursday afternoon. She walked into the Heartland Bank and Trust, on Philo Road, just after 3 pm.

Police say she handed the teller a note and took off with cash. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie with blue stripes and jeans. She was last seen running southeast toward Colorado Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Champaign County Crime Stoppers
(217) 373 - TIPS
Text: CCTip + info to CRIMES (274637)

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