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Peoria bank robbery suspect arrested

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 10:40:14-04

Peoria police say a bank robbery suspect has been arrested, but his accomplice remains at large.

    
Authorities said Monday that 28-year-old Charles Ross was taken into custody without incident Sept. 28.
    
According to police, Ross is accused of entering a bank last August and handing over a note to the teller indicating he was armed. He then fled the bank on a bicycle, which was later recovered.
    
He is suspected of doing the same thing at a bank in Sun City on Sept. 25. Police say Ross went into another bank 30 minutes later and repeated his plan.
    
Surveillance footage shows he had a getaway driver, identified as a 43-year-old man.
    
The man was last seen driving a Ford F-150.
    
It's not clear if Ross has an attorney.