The Sangamon County Sheriff's office is investigating a bank robbery at the Alliance Community Bank. At 2:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a bank robbery at 5530 North St. Rte. 29 in Sherman.
The suspect was identified as a “short, white female with pink hair” wearing a mask (unknown style) and a plaid shirt. She had a box in her possession and said it contained a bomb. She took an unknown amount of cash from the two tellers. She was last seen leaving the bank towards Andrew Road on foot. No vehicle description and no other suspect information is available at this time. The Secretary of State Bomb Squad responded and is on scene.
This is an ongoing situation. Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more on this story as it develops.