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UPDATE: Iowa City man now charged in 3 bank robberies

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Surveillance footage of the University of Iowa Community Credit Union robbery on July 17. Surveillance footage of the University of Iowa Community Credit Union robbery on July 17.
Antionne Eugene Davis, 30, of Cedar Rapids Antionne Eugene Davis, 30, of Cedar Rapids
Jamarcus Martelle Knox, 23, of Iowa City Jamarcus Martelle Knox, 23, of Iowa City
IOWA CITY (KWWL) - Police arrested a Cedar Rapids man and an Iowa City man after a bank robbery Monday in Iowa City, and say at least one of the men is also responsible for two other bank robberies last month.

Antionne Eugene Davis, 30, of Cedar Rapids and Jamarcus Martelle Knox, 23, of Iowa City, have both been charged with second-degree robbery, a felony.

Davis is accused of holding up the Hills Bank and Trust on Monday and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union on July 17, and Knox is accused of driving the get-away vehicle, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

Both the bank and the credit union are located on Muscatine Avenue in Iowa City.

Davis also is charged with robbing a Hills Bank and Trust branch in Hills on Aug. 1, according to the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

The vehicle Davis was in was stopped near the Iowa City Kmart a short time after Monday's robbery of the Hills Bank.

Investigators say Davis admitted he was involved in both robberies.

Related link: SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Credit union robbed in Iowa City: http://www.kwwl.com/story/26044900/2014/07/17/iowa-city-police-investigating-credit-union-robbery

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Iowa City police are investigating a Monday afternoon bank robbery and may already have a suspect in custody.

Officers were called to the Hills Bank at 2621 Muscatine Avenue at around 12:39 p.m. Monday for a reported robbery.

Witnesses told police that a heavyset man wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt and a mask robbed the bank and then ran toward the Hy-Vee on First Avenue.

Using witness descriptions, photos and surveillance video, police identified a possible suspect who was being questioned late Monday afternoon.

No weapons were displayed during the robbery.

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Amie Steffeneicher contributed to this report.


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