UPDATE - Police Identify Suspect In
Robbery At Heritage Bank In Cadiz
Donald Cardale Bacon II
Cadiz Police have released the identity of the suspect wanted in connection with Thursday’s bank robbery at Heritage Bank. According to the latest information, Cadiz Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of 19-year old Donald Cardale Bacon II, of Cadiz.
Bacon is wanted on charges of 2nd Degree Robbery and Tampering with Physical Evidence in connection with the robbery at Heritage Bank, at 352 Main Street, in Cadiz. Cadiz Police say Bacon entered the bank at 12:01pm and demanded money from the teller. Bacon then fled the scene on foot to a wooded area at the south area of the bank.
No one was injured at the bank during the course of the robbery. Anyone with information about the robbery, or the location of Bacon, is asked to contact the Cadiz Police Department at 522-8888.
Earlier in the day Thursday, the News Edge spoke with Sgt. Scott Brown of the Cadiz Police Department on the scene.
Heritage Bank President John Peck says they're relieved no customers or employees were injured in the robbery.
Peck says the employees performed admirably during the stressful incident.
He says he has been pleased with the work of local law enforcement in handling the situation.
The Trigg County Schools were briefly placed on lockdown during the search for the suspect. The Cadiz branch of Heritage Bank will reopen with regular hours Friday.