Bank robbed in Blackwater

No one was hurt at Blackwater's Alliant Bank as a white male robbed the bank at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday.  According to a release from the Cooper County Sheriff’s Department  the suspect entered the bank and contacted a teller demanding money. The suspect was armed with a handgun and made away with a substantial amount of money as he fled on foot.
A search for the medium build, 5’6” to 5’8” in height suspect was undertaken by the Cooper County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The investigation is ongoing.  
According to witness reports the suspect was wearing a light colored long sleeved shirt, kahki colored cargo shorts, a dark ball cap and sunglasses.
The investigation is continuing as several items of evidence were gathered.   The FBI is assisting in the investigation.