WARRENTON, Mo. – A man has been taken into custody following a bank robbery Thursday in Warrenton, Mo.
Police say a man walked into Jonesburg State Bank in the 500 block of North Highway 47 around 12:30 p.m. He showed a teller a note demanding money. The teller inferred he was armed, and handed him an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect walked outside and drove from the bank in a silver Hyundai.
Officers were notified of the robbery and spotted a vehicle matching the description of the suspect's vehicle driving east on Interstate 70 through Wright City. A Wright City officer tried to the pull the vehicle over, but the driver did not stop, starting a pursuit.
Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and officers with the Foristell and Wentzville police departments responded to the scene, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.
Anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to call the Warrenton Police Department at 636-456-7088.
The suspect's name will be released if charges are filed.