UPDATE: Third man arrested for Cedar Rapids bank heist
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Ledale Christopher Lanehart
CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -
Cedar Rapids police say they have arrested a third man in connection with the Thursday robbery of the Guaranty Bank on Jacolyn Drive NW.
Captain Steve O'Konek says that 24-year-old Ledale Christopher Lanehart of Clarence was arrested on Monday. Lanehart is charged with second degree robbery.
On Friday, police announced the arrests of 18-year-old Kevin Conner and 23-year-old Daniel Straw. They are charged with conspiracy to commit robbery in connection with Thursday's robbery.
Police say Conner and Straw were arrested shortly after the robbery and were still in the area of the bank.
Conner also had a warrant out for his arrest for failing to appear in court on a theft charge.
Officers were called to the Guaranty Bank at 191 Jacolyn Drive NW at around 1:50 p.m. Thursday. Police say a six-foot tall black man, wearing sunglasses, a ball cap and a gray sweatshirt, walked into the bank, got an undisclosed amount of cash and left on foot.
Monday, June 17 2013 6:23 PM EDT2013-06-17 22:23:44 GMT
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