ONAWA, Iowa (KCAU) — UPDATE (2:29 p.m.): Monona County Sheriff has confirmed that a robbery on a bank in Onawa had been attempted.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, just before 10 a.m. a call came in that Bank First in Onawa had been robbed. The Sheriff’s Office said that someone entered the bank and pulled out a weapon.
There is currently no threat to the public according to the Sheriff’s Office and the incident is still under investigation.
Monona County Sheriff is being assisted by Ida County, Woodbury County, and the FBI
PREVIOUS: Officials may be searching for a suspect involved in an attempted bank robbery in Onawa Friday morning.
At 10:51 a.m. the West Monona County Community School District announced on its Facebook page that the schools had been placed all of their schools on lockdown due to a bank robbery.
“We will remove the lockdown upon an all-clear from the Monona County Sheriff’s Department,” the district wrote.
The Monona County Sheriff’s Department told KCAU 9 news just before 11:40 a.m. that the lockdown at the school had been lifted. The district announced that the school was back on its normal schedule after being given the all-clear by the sheriff’s office.
This is a developing story. KCAU 9 will continue to update as we learn more.