Police investigate second Landmark bank robbery in a week

Saturday, August 3, 2013 | 10:54 a.m. CDT; updated 3:00 p.m. CDT, Saturday, August 3, 2013

COLUMBIA — At about 3:50 p.m. Friday, police responded to a robbery at Landmark Bank at 10 N. Garth Ave., Columbia Police Capt. Jill Schlude said Friday night. 

The suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. The man did not display a weapon and ran north from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, Schlude said in an email.

The suspect is described as a black male between 5 foot 10 inches and 6 feet tall. He is also described as having a medium complexion, medium build, scruffy facial hair and sunglasses.

This is the second robbery that has occurred at a Landmark Bank location in the last week. The Landmark Bank on Stadium Boulevard was robbed Monday.

Anyone with information about these incidents was asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or Crime Stoppers at 875-8477.

Supervising editor is Zachary Matson.



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Ed Lane August 3, 2013 | 11:14 a.m.

An armed security officer would prevent these robberies.

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