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Roselawn bank robbed, police seek suspect

The FBI is working with the Newton County, IN sheriff's department in the investigation of a bank robbery Friday in Roselawn. The DeMotte State Bank at Roselawn was robbed just before 2:30 pm.

There was no injury. No weapon was displayed during the robbery. Sheriff's Police have posted information. Authorities are looking for a Hispanic male, possibly in his late 20's, about 6 feet tall, and some facial hair. The man was dressed in black, wore black gloves, and a black sock-style hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Newton County Sheriff's Polcie at 219-474-5661.

Sheriff Tom VanVleet commended the actions of bank employees, saying they did their job well, remaining calm and gathering details. The sheriff said authorities have great leads to work on.

A suspect vehicle is described as a silver or gray Oldsmobile 4-door passenger car with a partial Illinois plate K 46.

94.1 WGFA