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Police say same man robs Jeffersonville bank for 2nd time in 4 months

Published: Mar. 10, 2016 at 7:03 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 17, 2016 at 6:03 PM EDT
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Image from December 2015 bank robbery at First Savings Bank on Allison Lane (Source:...
Image from December 2015 bank robbery at First Savings Bank on Allison Lane (Source: Jeffersonville Police Department)
Image from December 2015 bank robbery at First Savings Bank on Allison Lane (Source:...
Image from December 2015 bank robbery at First Savings Bank on Allison Lane (Source: Jeffersonville Police Department)

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - The same man appears to have robbed a Jeffersonville bank for the second time in four months.

At approximately 11:14 a.m. Thursday morning the Jeffersonville Police Department responded to a hold-up alarm at First Savings Bank at 2213 Allison Lane.

Employees reported that a white male entered the bank, approached a cashier and demanded cash while displaying a handgun. After committing the robbery the man then fled east across Allison Lane and into the Beech Grove Apartment's parking lot. Jeff police, with the assistance of the Clarksville Police Department's K9, searched the area but did not locate the subject.

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Nearby Jeffersonville High School was briefly placed on lockdown because of the crime.

After reviewing the surveillance footage of the robbery, JPD said it appears that the man is a physical match of the suspect from the First Savings Bank robbery that happened Dec. 3, 2015.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the JPD's detective office at 812-283-6535 or the Police Tip Line 812-218-TIPS.

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