News

Auburn Police Gathering Tips on Bank Robbery

Auburn Police Gathering Tips on Bank Robbery

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is looking for help figuring out who robbed Illini Bank in Auburn, but local police say they’re already developing leads.

Police Chief Bruce Centko says he thinks the suspect got in a car based on a police dog reaction. The man was wearing a dark hoodie, and is about six feet tall weighing about 180 pounds.

The Auburn Citizen reports this is the first armed robbery in the city in more than 40 years.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Illinois Delegation Reacts to Netanyahu

capitol

Durbin attended out of respect to Jews; Schakowsky boycotted

in Local

More Testimony about School Funding

manar_ed_funding

Manar airs out new SB 1

in Local

Libri Retires; Last Day as Circuit Clerk March 31

sangamon_county_building_4-620x400

First elected in 1996 following one term as auditor

in Local

Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

school board headquarters

Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

in Local

Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

G

It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.