May 3, 2014

Monticello bank robbed at gunpoint

Suspect last seen heading toward the Norway area

From staff reports

---- — MONTICELLO — Just after 5:30 p.m. Friday, a man armed with a handgun and wearing a dark colored ski mask and sweatshirt entered the Lakes Federal Credit Union on Rickey Road and demanded money.

The suspect left the credit union with an undetermined amount of cash and was last seen in a green car heading east on Rickey Road.

The credit union is offering a $5,000 reward for information resulting in the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call the Monticello Police Department at 574-583-2256 or call the WeTip hotline at 800-782-7463.

The robbery is still under investigation by the Monticello Police Department, White County Sheriff Department, Indiana State Police, White County Prosecutor's Office and the FBI.