Update: Evansville Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested Friday Afternoon

The suspect in Thursday’s bank robbery in Evansville is now in custody. Evansville Police say he was arrested around 12:15 Friday afternoon in Henderson, Ky. Stay with 44News for updates.

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Evansville police have identified the man accused in an Evansville robbery that occurred on January 10th.

Police have obtained a robbery warrant for Bobby Shields, the man accused of robbing Fifth Third Bank on Washington Avenue in Evansville.

Shields is described as a white man in his forties with shaggy hair, six feet tall, and dressed in camouflage. Police have confirmed Shields never showed a weapon when he passed the teller a note, and no one was injured in the incident.

EPD says Shields left the bank in a white, four door Dodge pickup truck with a soft bed cover that was later found in Henderson.

Police say to call contact EPD at (812) 436-7896 or 911 if you recognize this suspect.





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