FREMONT – The suspect in a Wednesday afternoon robbery has been apprehended.
Today at 3:39PM, Fremont Police Officers called to the U.S. Bank branch located at 210 East Military Avenue to investigate a robbery that had just occurred. No weapon was displayed during the crime.
The suspect was described to police as an older white male who walked with a limp and left the scene wearing red clothes.
Officers began a search, and a short time later, stopped a man in the 500 block of north I Street that matched the suspect’s description.
After a positive identification as the man who robbed the US Bank, Leonard P. Lovell, 53, of Columbus, NE was arrested and charged with Robbery, a Class II Felony.
Agencies cooperating in the investigation included the Fremont Police Department, The III CORPS Drug Task Force, the Nebraska State Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
We have an unconfirmed report of a robbery or attempted robbery at the Military Avenue and Main Street branch of US Bank in Fremont.
A suspect reportedly fled the scene wearing a red windbreaker with stripes. Fremont Police are reportedly searching downtown businesses for the suspect.
This is a breaking story. Please check back for more details as they become available.