Area Police Search For Pair Of Bank Robbers

CAHOKIA, IL. (KMOX) – Cahokia Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man (left) who robbed the Scott Credit Union on Mississippi Avenue this afternoon.

“During a banking transaction the suspect displayed a hand gun to the teller and demanded money” said Cahokia Police Captain James Jones.

Capt. Jones says the gunman fled with an unknown amount of money.

If you have any information contact Cahokia Police at 618-337-9505.

Meanwhile, St. Louis County authorities are searching for a man (right) wearing a McDonalds shirt they believe robbed a Spanish Lake bank Friday morning.

Police say it happened at the Commerce Bank on Pattern Drive.

The suspect did not show a weapon but implied he had one. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black male with short hair and a mustache, about 25-35 years old and weighing 175-200 pounds. He was wearing a McDonald’s restaurant style button-up short sleeved shirt, with a black long sleeved shirt underneath.

Police believe the suspect is wanted for robbing the US Bank off of Gravois Road Saturday.

Anyone with information should call County Police at 889-2341 or Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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