Armed bank robbery suspect in custody

The suspect of an armed bank robbery in Bemidji Tuesday afternoon is reportedly in custody after several hours of being on the lam.

According to a release from the Bemidji Police Department, the suspect fled the main Wells Fargo on foot and later entered a grey Chevy Equinox with a bumper sticker that read “Stay Humble and Kind.”

The suspect, described as a Caucasian male in a FedEx jacket and black sweatshirt, fled the bank just after noon on Tuesday.

No further information about the case was available at press time.


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