Springfield police are investigating a bank robbery near downtown Monday afternoon.
Officers were called to the Marine Bank branch on North 4th Street and were told that a man had entered the bank, implied that he had a weapon, and demanded cash. The suspect is described as a black male, five-foot-five, wearing a black button-down shirt, khakis and a green hat. He also reportedly had a distinctive neck tattoo.
The suspect fled the bank on foot and headed south. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Springfield police or Crimestoppers.