Attempted bank robbery at U.S. Bank

Posted By: Kelsey Murphy

Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire and Rescue are on the scene of an attempted bank robbery at the U.S. Bank near south 70th street.

It happened just before 12:30 p.m. Friday. Police say the suspect entered through the drive thru, made demands, and left a threatening note.

LFR says several notes were left making threats of a bomb at the bank.

The suspect is described as a while male, in his 30’s, heavy set, and wearing a safari hat with sunglasses.

The bank was evacuated and is closed for the rest of the day. Police say it will be safe to reopen again tomorrow.