isu police night stock photo traffic stop

An Iowa State Police officer at a traffic stop on Union Drive. 

The Ames Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a bank on Lincoln Way that occurred just before 5 p.m. Friday.

A male entered U.S. Bank, located at 2546 Lincoln Way, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk, according to police. No one in the bank was injured. 

The man was described as being about 5'8" tall and wearing a black scarf covering his face, black glasses and a dark coat. He left with an undisclosed amount of money, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133 or the anonymous tip line at 515-239-5533.

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