La Porte County deputies arrest man in connection with February 24 1st Source Bank robbery

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. - Deputies arrested a man in connection with a bank robbery at 1st Source Bank in La Crosse on February 24.

Charles Rootes, Jr., 64, was arrested in Michigan City Wednesday afternoon.

At 3:03 p.m. on Friday, a man walked into the bank and gave instructions to an employee.

He left the bank a short time later with an undisclosed amount of currency, according to the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.

During the investigation, deputies developed Rootes as a suspect.

Rootes is being held at the La Porte County Jail on a $15,000 cash bond on the charge of robbery.

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