Bank robbery in Elkhart this morning

UPDATE: Police identified the suspect as 31-year-old Markeese Dashon Hunter.


ELKHART, Ind. -- At around 9:06 a.m. this morning, the Elkhart City 911 Communications Center received notification of a robbery in progress at the 1st Source Bank at 131 E. Franklin St in Elkhart.

According to police, the caller reported that an unknown male suspect entered the bank and, while inside, presented a note demanding money. The employee complied, and the suspect then left the building.

Elkhart Police Department officers arrived in the area a short time later and arrested an adult male suspect at approximately 9:12 a.m. without further incident.

Officers found the money allegedly taken during the robbery on the suspect.

Police say no weapon was displayed or recovered during the incident and the suspect was booked into the Elkhart County Jail on a preliminary charge of Robbery.

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