Suspect sought in armed robbery


Reporter - Robert Bradfield

MARION, Ill. - Police need your help in finding a robbery suspect.

Police say a black female in her late 20’s to early 30’s, about 5’3” to 5’5” in height, and approximately 180 to 200 pounds walked in the Fifth Third Bank with a handgun and demanded money.

The armed robbery took place Friday afternoon around 4:20 on Heartland Street.

The suspect was wearing a red t-shirt, tan shorts, a black scarf on her head, and brown sunglasses with large round frames. She was also seen leaving in a newer black four door sedan.

If anyone has any information on the identity of this suspect or makes contact with a subject similar in description, please contact the Marion Police Department- Investigations at 618-993-2124.