We have reports of an attempted armed robbery at Midland States Bank in Farina.
The alleged event took place during the 9:00 a.m. hour Friday morning. Reports state that the suspect was armed at the time. Farina Police, the Illinois State Police, and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident.
The Suspect has been described as a white male, wearing a plaid shirt, red plaid jacket, blue jeans and a green ball cap. He is approximate 5’6,” in his 40s, and about 155 pounds.
The suspect fled on foot and is still at large.
We will update the story with more information as we get it.