Police search for bank robber

Published 08/21 2013 05:52PM

Updated 08/21 2013 05:54PM

OAKWOOD -- A man is on the loose after holding up a bank. It happened at United Community Bank a little after noon.

The Vermilion County Sheriff's Department says a man showed a gun and got away with cash. Deputies spent the afternoon going door-to-door talking to neighbors.

They're looking for a white man between 5'5" - 5'9". Deputies say he was wearing dark glasses, a dark hat and camo-cargo pants.

News of the robbery has people in town on edge. The bank is just a few blocks from the grade school. It was put on full lock-down.

The bank lobby is closed, but the drive-thru is open until 6 pm.

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