North St. Paul’s Anchor Bank robbed

Aundrea Kinney/Review • Following a robbery that happened just before 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Anchor Bank in North St. Paul was closed for the day, though police remained on the scene throughout the afternoon.

A man walked into Anchor Bank in North St. Paul demanding money just before 2 p.m. Jan. 25, and fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

Following the robbery, the FBI worked in conjunction with the North St. Paul Police Department to investigate it.

Two hours after the incident North St. Paul police Cptn. Dustin Nikituk said police were still working on suspect information. He added that the man, who did not use a weapon in the robbery, appears to have fled the area. An officer was seen checking bars on North St. Paul’s East Seventh Avenue, a few blocks from the bank, in the hours after the robbery.

“It’s no threat to the public,” Nikituk said.

Anchor Bank remained closed throughout the rest of the day and reopened with its regular hours Jan. 26.

—Aundrea Kinney

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