SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — A Sioux City man accused of robbing a downtown bank has reached a plea agreement.
According to court documents, Ronald Edwards, 35, pled not guilty to his charge of first-degree robbery back in April.
Edward’s plea sentencing is scheduled for July 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the Woodbury County Jail Courthouse.
On March 31 around 3:40 p.m., police were called to Great Southern Bank at 329 Pierce Street after the report of a bank robbery.
Edwards entered the bank and demanded money. A bank employee recognized Edwards as the man who previously tried to rob the bank back on March 3.
Authorities said he committed the robbery to settle a dispute with an acquaintance about whether or not he would actually rob a bank. That dispute came about after Edwards failed robbery attempt on March 3.