Suspect arrested in Anderson bank robbery

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(Photo Provided By Anderson Police Department)

ANDERSON, Ind. — Police arrested a man in connection with a Thursday bank robbery in Anderson.

The Anderson Police Department took 32-year-old Raymond Johnson into custody after a traffic stop around 3 a.m. Friday. Police said Johnson was driving a gold Chevrolet Monte Carlo that matched the description of the vehicle used in the robbery.

Around 4:20 p.m. Thursday, a man matching Johnson’s description entered the First Merchants Bank at 1526 East 53rd Street, jumped onto the counter and demanded money.

Raymond Johnson

Police said the man was armed with a handgun and fired off a single shot within the bank. He ran out after obtaining some cash.

Police say no one was injured during the incident. Johnson was arrested on a preliminary robbery charge.

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