Sikeston man charged in robbery of Lebanon bank | Crime
SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - A Sikeston man was charged in federal court Wednesday for the robbery of a Lebanon, Mo. bank
Larry Gene Enloe, 52, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mo. with stealing $2,350 from Commerce Bank on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Enloe remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing.
According to an affidavit filed in support of the federal criminal complaint, Enloe entered Commerce Bank at 224 W. Commercial Street around 3:15 p.m. He allegedly approached the teller counter and presented a bank robbery note (written on the back of Walmart receipt) to the teller. The note read: "10 seconds. Put all your money in the bag now. No one gets hurt."
The teller handed Enloe $2,350, according to the affidavit, and he put the cash in a white plastic bag and walked out of the bank.
While searching the area, Lebanon police say they found Enloe near a local bus station. According to the affidavit, Enloe closely resembled the robber from the bank's surveillance photos. He was questioned and taken to the police station where he was searched and officers say they found the $2,350 hidden in his socks.
David M. Ketchmark, acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, cautioned that the charge contained in this complaint is simply an accusation and not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting the charge must be presented to a federal trial jury, whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Mohlhenrich. It was investigated by the Lebanon, Mo. Police Department and the FBI.
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