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Clinton Area Crime Stoppers has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the July 1, 2016 robbery of the Dewitt Savings Bank in Clinton.


At approximately 3:51 P.M. on July 1, 2016 a lone black male entered the Dewitt Savings Bank, approached a teller station and presented a handwritten note demanding money. The bank employee complied with the suspect's demands and the suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.


No weapons were displayed during the robbery and no one was injured.


The suspect is described as a tall, slender black male, mid to late 20's or early 30's wearing dark jeans, a dark long sleeved shirt, aviator style sunglasses and a black, grey and white camouflage bucket hat bearing a Chicago Bulls logo.


The suspect fled the bank on foot to a vehicle parked in the alley behind the 200 block of West Main Street, fled south on Quincy Street and then west on Jefferson Street, nearly striking a northbound walking pedestrian at the intersection of Jefferson and Grant Streets.


The suspect vehicle is described as an older model white 4-door passenger car with a partial license plate of "V10".


Clinton Police are being assisted in the investigation by the Dewitt County Sheriff's Department, Illinois State Police Zone 5 Investigations and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Clinton Police Department at 217-935-9441 or Clinton Area Crime Stoppers at 217-935-3333. 

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