Tips sought on bank robbery, break-in


The Fulton County Crime Stopper Program would like help in solving the following crimes:

Authorities are investigating a break-in that occurred at a barn located on State Highway 64, on the east side of the road, just north of County Road J. On or about Oct. 13, 2018, suspect(s) broke into the barn, killed a cow, and took the meat. The total value of the loss is $1,000.

They are also investigating a robbery that occurred at the Metamora State Bank at 120 E. Main St., Metamora. On or about Oct. 31, 2018, a suspect broke into the rear entrance of the bank, walked to the teller area, then escaped out the rear entrance. The suspect was seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, and a mask that appears to be of an old white man with a gray and white mustache and eyebrows.

If you have any information concerning these crimes that could lead to the arrest and incarceration of the persons involved, contact the Fulton County Crime Stopper hotline toll-free day or night, 1-800-255-1122. The call is confidential and anonymous. Anyone with information about these or any other felony will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 cash.

If you see a suspicious vehicle in your neighborhood, write down a description and license number and notify authorities.