Danville police investigate bank robbery

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DANVILLE - Danville police say they are seeking the public's assistance in their investigation of a bank robbery that happened on December 22.

According to Danville Police Commander Jane McFadden, at about 1:20 p.m. officers responded to reports of a robbery at Landmark Credit Union, located in the 500 block of West Fairchild Street.  Upon arriving, officers say they were informed by bank personnel that a man had entered the building and demanded money.  After receiving the money, the suspect left the building, heading southbound on foot.

McFadden says the suspect is described as a black male, standing about five feet tall, and had a slender build.  The suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and had his face covered with a black scarf.  We've included a still photo of the suspect, taken from surveillance video.

This incident is currently being investigated by the Danville Police Department.  If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to call Danville police at (217) 431-2250 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-8477.

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