AITKIN, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities are looking for a man who used a handgun to rob a Hill City bank on Monday afternoon, according to the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office says it was reported at 12:07 p.m. that a lone male with a handgun held up the Woodland Bank and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber then fled northbound on Highway 169 in a blue Chevrolet Cavalier with the Minnesota License Plate XAT113.

The robber is described as a white male, 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-2, wearing a white long-sleeve shirt, tan pants and black shoes. He was wearing white gloves, an American flag bandanna on his face, sunglasses and a black baseball cap with what appeared to be a batman logo within a yellow colored oval. The robber also had brown or reddish collar-length hair, which may have been a wig and had possible facial hair.

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(credit: Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office)

The FBI, the Hill City Police Department and the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Anyone with information about this robbery is urged to call the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office at 1-888-900-2138 or the FBI at 763-569-8000.


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