Law Enforcement Searching for Two Men Who Robbed Lake-Osceola State Bank in Luther
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two men who they say robbed the Lake-Osceola State Bank in Luther Thursday morning.
According to the sheriff’s office, the suspects are both males who wore sweatshirts and ski masks during the robbery.
The suspects are believed to have fled on foot heading north. According to the sheriff’s office, the men handed the bank teller teller a note demanding money. In the note there was reference to a bomb at a school. The note did not mention a specific school, however law enforcement are taking the necessary precautions when a threat like this is made. The sheriff’s office does not believe this is a credible threat but instead a diversion tactic.
As a precaution, Baldwin Community Schools evacuated students and is transporting students to Yates Township Hall on Nelson Road in Idlewild where parents could pick them up. Baldwin schools will be in session Friday.
The sheriff’s office says there is no threat to the public at this time and that the suspects did not use weapons in the robbery.