Arrest Made in Friday Bank Robbery

A tip lead federal authorities to a man that is accused of robbing a Springfield area bank.

Police took Jared Turner into custody late Friday night. A former high school classmate identified Turner from a photo posted on various news sites and called police.

Turner is accused of entering the Great Southern Bank branch at 1615 West Sunshine on Friday around 10:15 a.m. and demanding money from the teller via note. He threatened to pull a weapon but didn’t actually show one during the robbery.

Investigators say Turner admitted robbing the bank of three thousand dollars.

He is in the Greene County Jail.

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