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Suspect at large after Hobart bank robbery, police say

Suspect at large after Hobart bank robbery, police say

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HOBART — A Chase Bank in Hobart was robbed late Saturday morning. 

Hobart officers were called to the the bank at 66 Main St. around 11:30 a.m., Hobart Police Department Capt. James Gonzalez said. A witness told an officer a white male entered the bank, gave the bank teller a note and showed a pistol that was tucked in his waistband. 

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Gonzalez said the teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect then fled the bank heading east toward the parking lot at a nearby dry cleaners where he entered a silver/gray colored Jeep SUV, police said.

If anyone has information on the identity of the suspect, they should contact Lt. Nicholas Wardrip at 219-942-3406 or


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AnnMarie Hilton is an education reporter for The Times. She grew up in a Chicago suburb and studied journalism at Northwestern University. Before coming to The Times, she worked as a business reporter in Wisconsin.

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