The Stillwater US Bank location at 213 E. Chestnut was robbed at about 2:30 p.m. Friday, according to Stillwater Police Sgt. Jeff Stender.
As of 7 p.m. Friday, there had not been an arrest made in the bank robbery, Stillwater Police Chief John Gannaway said. One person was briefly detained and released.
The suspect displayed a note and implied that he had a weapon, then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, Gannaway said. The case remains under investigation.
The bank robbery caused a large police presence downtown.
According to the audio from dispatch, it appeared a suspect didn’t make it very far. According to the initial call posted by Minnesota Police Clips, a possible suspect in the US Bank robbery was detained in the parking lot of Shorty’s (across the street).
But that person was not arrested, Gannaway said. The person was detained and released.
No injuries were reported.
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