5 Year Deal for Bank Robbery

Published 06/01 2012 01:56PM

Updated 06/01 2012 05:52PM

CHAMPAIGN -- A man who admitted robbing a bank has been sentenced to 5-years in prison. Lorenzo Cooper pleaded guilty to robbing the First Midwest Bank on Springfield in late March.
    Cooper was accused of threatening force, but not having a weapon. He was arrested about 6-hours after the robbery at UI's Nugent Hall. He worked there as a personal assistant to a disabled student.

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