Gunman robs Hampton bank

Published 1:40 pm Saturday, May 14, 2011

HAMPTON — Authorities are investigating whether a serial bank robber may have struck again in the southern Twin Cities area.

The Dakota County sheriff’s office say a gunman held up the Merchants Bank in Hampton about 9:45 a.m. Friday.

The suspect ran away with an undisclosed amount of money. Authorities believe he may have left the area in a white mid-size Chrysler-style car.

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The suspect is described as a white man wearing a ski mask, blue jeans and a blue windbreaker.