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Police Make Arrest After Robbery Of First Midwest Bank In Munster

MUNSTER (CBS) -- Munster and Hammond police have made an arrest in connection with the robbery on Tuesday at the First Midwest Bank.

Police identified the suspect, who entered the bank wearing a gray suit and fedora, as Godoy Carpenter, 55, of Hammond, Carpenter was arrested at a home on the 5600 block of Sohl Avenue in Hammond and additional evidence was recovered. The case will be presented for formal charges later this week. police said.

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The man is wanted for a bank robbery in Munster.

The subject, who also was carrying a thin briefcase, presented a note to the teller and demanded money and implied he had a gun.

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The man is wanted for a bank robbery in Munster.

The suspect fled the bank, located at the corner of Calumet Avenue and Ridge Road, with an undetermined amount of cash.

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