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Police searching for bank robbery suspect

The man suspected of the crime is considered armed and dangerous.

PEORIA, Ill. - Police are asking for your help to find a man accused of robbing a bank in Peoria

Police believe 44-year-old Michael Dawson walked into the First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust, on N. Sterling Avenue, around 10:40 Saturday morning. They say he handed the teller a note, demanded money and indicating he was armed. He's believed to have fled from the scene on a bike.

Dawson is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call police or CrimeStoppers.


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