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Cedar Rapids U.S. Bank robbed Wednesday; suspect on loose

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A security photo of the robbery April 30, 2014, at a U.S. Bank in Cedar Rapids A security photo of the robbery April 30, 2014, at a U.S. Bank in Cedar Rapids
CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Police are asking for the public's help locating a suspect who held up a southwest Cedar Rapids bank Wednesday.

Cedar Rapids Police responded to an armed robbery of the U.S. Bank at 129 16th Ave. SW in Cedar Rapids just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers say a black male wearing a black hoodie and a black mask covering his mouth entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded cash.

The suspect was also wearing blue jeans and blue gloves, officials say. He allegedly left the bank on foot in an unknown direction.

No injuries were reported in the hold-up.

Police released several photographs from the bank's security cameras Wednesday evening.

Those who may be able to identify the suspect or have additional information about the crime are encouraged to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 319-286-5400.

Tipsters may also call Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-272-7463, or text 5227 and a tip to 274637. You may continue to trade information with an investigator. Text STOP to opt out at any time.
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