Public Safety

Authorities investigating bank robbery in Keokuk County

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday afternoon in Keokuk County.

According to a news release from the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers received a 911 call at about 2:40 p.m. Monday from South Ottumwa Savings Bank in Hedrick, Iowa.

Officers and agents from multiple agencies responded to the scene and aided in the investigation.

It is not yet known how much money was taken, if any, and no suspects have yet been identified.

The investigation is ongoing.

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