Suspect identified in robbery at Great Southern Bank

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — UPDATE: Sioux City Police have identified a suspect involved in a robbery at Great Southern Bank Wednesday.

Police said that Ronald G. Edwards, 35, of Sioux City, was arrested a short distance away from the scene. He is charged with first-degree robbery.

Authorities said that around 3:40 p.m., police were dispatched to the bank.

Officials said that Edwards approached the bank teller, threatened her, and took an undisclosed amount of money.

The investigation is still ongoing and no new information has been released.

PREVIOUS: Sioux City Police were dispatched to Great Southern Bank Wednesday evening after an attempted robbery.

Officials said the incident happened just before 4 p.m on 329 Pierce Street at the Great Southern Bank. Two men entered the bank demanding money. Bank employees hit the panic button and complied.

The men were arrested a few blocks away. No weapons were displayed and there were no injuries.

No further information of the incident is known at this time.

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