Authorities looking for suspect in Fordyce bank robbery

The Nebraska State Patrol is assisting the Cedar County Sheriff's Office and the FBI in the search for a suspect in the armed robbery of the Cedar Security Bank in Fordyce.

Around 9:04 am, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, a man brandishing a handgun walked into the Cedar Security Bank, 117 Main Street, in Fordyce. The man approached the teller and demanded money.  The suspect took an undetermined amount of money from the teller draws and the bank vault before placing the four bank employees in the bank vault and fleeing.  It is believed he may be driving a white mid- 90's SUV, last observed northbound on Main Street.

The suspect, described as male, approximately 5'10''-6' tall, wearing a dark colored ski mask and dark sunglasses, a dark hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and camouflage type gloves. The suspect was carrying a dark blue & silver backpack. He was armed with a black handgun.

Anyone with information that could aid in the investigation into the Cedar Security Bank robbery is asked to call the Cedar County Sheriff's Office at (402) 254-6884, the Nebraska State Patrol Troop B Headquarters- Norfolk at (402) 370-3456 or your nearest law enforcement agency.