Facebook tip leads Indiana State Police to bank robbery suspect

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Courtesy: Indiana State Police

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – A Facebook tip leads Indiana State Police to a bank robbery suspect in Crawford County.

Around 1:35 Saturday morning, Indiana State Police arrested 44 year old Jason Elliott of Ramsey, in connection with the bank robbery that occurred at First Savings Bank in Marengo on August 9th.

Indiana State Police Detectives said they received a tip from someone who saw a Facebook post about the robbery.

Detectives were able to track down Elliott at his home in Ramsey.

Officials said they were able to recover some of the money that was allegedly stolen.

We’re told a further investigation also revealed Elliott allegedly committed the bank robbery at the Stock Yards Bank in Austin on July 19th.

Elliott was arrested and taken to the Crawford County Jail.

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(This story was originally published on August 10, 2019)

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