Sheldon bank robbery suspect believed to have left the area, authorities say

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SHELDON, Iowa (KCAU) – UPDATE: The suspect involved in the Sheldon armed bank robbery is believed to have left the area.

According to the O’Brien County Emergency Management Agency, local law enforcement are leaving the incident scene at this time. The armed suspect is believed to have left the area.

According to the authorities, the suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’2″, is wearing red glasses, white gloves, and dark pants.

Authorities said the suspect took two white canvas bags. The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous.

This evening, the FBI has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with with information about the suspect or where his possible roundabouts are is asked to contact the Sheldon Police Department at 712-324-2525 or the O’Brien County Communications Center at 712-757-3415.


PREVIOUS: The Sheldon Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in a bank robbery Thursday afternoon.

According to the authorities, the suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’2″, is wearing red glasses, white gloves, and dark pants.

Authorities said the suspect took two white canvas bags. The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous.

The FBI has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with with information is asked to contact the Sheldon Police Department at 712-324-2525.

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