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Police release photo of Hillsboro bank robbery suspect

Police describe him as a white male approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing around 200 pounds.

Posted: May 12, 2019 11:47 PM
Updated: May 13, 2019 4:46 AM

HILLSBORO, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana State Police have released a photo of the suspect who they say robbed a bank in Hillsboro Friday.

As News 18 previously reported, it happened around 4:30 p.m. The man walked into the Centre Bank at 111 North Water Street and robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of money.

Master Trooper Detective Josh Edwards described the suspect as a man, approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing around 200 pounds. Police said he was wearing a white hard hat, a safety green hooded sweatshirt, dark construction/cargo type pants, brown gloves, silver wire rim glasses and possibly wearing a fake beard.

Police said he handed the teller a note demanding cash. No gun was displayed but he did indicate that he had one. After receiving the cash, the man left the building on foot going north from the bank. No one was injured during the robbery.

If anyone has information on the robbery or saw the suspect leave the bank, they can contact Detective Edwards at the Indiana State Police Post in Lafayette at (765) 567-2125. Information can remain anonymous.

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