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Lafayette police arrest suspect in bank robbery

A shield logo is displayed on a Lafayette Police Department vehicle. (File Photo)

Lafayette, Ind. (WISH) — A Lafayette man was arrested Thursday accused of robbing a local bank.

Lafayette police identified the suspect as Terrell Lenoir, 48.

A news release from the news department says officers responded to a robbery at the First Merchants Bank branch at 250 Main St. at 2:31 p.m.

Witnesses talked to investigators who said the suspect demanded money and then left the business with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police arrested Lenoir at 4:14 p.m. in a Jeep Cherokee, the same type of vehicle seen leaving the bank.

Lenoir is preliminarily charged with robbery, intimidation, and theft.